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    Devon is a treasure trove of history and with over 75 museums to visit when planning a day out the possibilities are endless.


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    There's something for everyone in Devon museums and galleries, from steam trains to shipwrecks, farming to factories, boats to battles and local history to lace.


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Welcome to Devon Museums!

There's something for everyone in Devon's museums and galleries, from steam trains to shipwrecks, farming to factories, boats to battles and local history to lace.

Use the museum map to find all the museums near you or search to discover the treasures in Devon museums - and where they can be seen.
Find out what's going on at museum or gallery near you; family fun days, talks and lectures, exhibitions, events and activities or look up the latest news from Devon museums

Planning a school trip? The learning section will help you discover the wide variety of exciting visits, resources and services available in Devon's museums and galleries.

Everything you need to know about Devon museums and their collections is here on devonmuseums.net

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    • Dawlish Museum and the History Day In The Gazette

      Dawlish Museum and the History Day In The Gazette

      Following on from the successful History Day last saturday which was set up in conjunction with the local history group , among others, this is the article that appeared in Wednesdays local Dawlish Gazette.

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    • HMS Terror Found!

      HMS Terror Found!

      HMS Terror, the long-lost ship of polar explorer Sir John Franklin, built in a Topsham boat yard, has been found in a very well-preserved state, in Terror Bay, off King William Island, just two years and one day after her sister ship Erebus was found in Queen Maud Gulf.

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    • Model locomotive arrives!

      Model locomotive arrives!

      Mr David Chalk, who lives in Kent, built this fine 5” gauge 2-8-2 7200 class model locomotive in the late 1990s.

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