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 abbey glows in winter sunshine, with trees reflected in the river

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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

The beautiful photography exhibition 'Adornments' by Dutch artist, Carla van de Puttelaar, is currently on display at the Fox Talbot Museum. While the museum is temporarily closed, you can still enjoy a selection of works from the exhibition here.

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

The Fenton Collection at Lacock

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