The Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock

Lacock's most famous owner made many contributions to scholarship but the museum in his honor celebrates his world-changing breakthroughs in photography.

The lawns in the Botanic Garden at Lacock Abbey

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A visitor looks at the display in the Fox Talbot Museum in Lacock in Wiltshire

Fox Talbot Museum

The Fox Talbot Museum explores the history of photography, housing a collection spanning photographic developments up to the present day.

A white woman's cheek, neck and red hair turned away from the camera

'Adornments' by Carla van de Puttelaar

While the Fox Talbot Museum is temporarily closed, you can still enjoy a selection of works by Dutch artist, Carla van de Puttelaar, from her current exhibition in the museum, 'Adornments'. (Please note that the exhibition contains nudes.)

A Kodak no 2. Bulls-eye box camera with leather case; c.1900.

The Fenton Collection

Discover how the Fenton Collection, a historic photographic collection of international significance, has found a home at the Fox Talbot Museum at Lacock.