Find out about: Exmouth Museum
Exmouth Museum was first opened in 1985 and is housed in a 19th century building which was the Council Stables together with the adjoining foreman's cottage.
We tell the story of Exmouth and its people. Exhibits include a 1950's Room, a Victorian Kitchen, Wartime, the Beach, Children's Toys, Railways, Shipping, Antique Lace and Commemorative China. For the children we have Quiz Sheets and our ever popular 'Find the Cat' trail.
The Museum is pleased to acknowledge support from Exmouth Town Council.
Wheelchair access unfortunately limited to ground floor only.
Our Next Event
A NEW SEASON
When: 30 March 2015
We re-open for the 2015 Season.
This year we move on the story of Exmouth and the First World War to cover the events of 1915.
We also have on exhibition a Tower of London Ceramic Poppy.
And we have a new exhibition on Thomas Mair the Exmouth Artist.
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The Museum reflects Exmouth's rich social history and includes:
The development of the town into a seaside resort, docks and railways, Victorian kitchen, the 1950's room, children's toys and antique bobbin lace.
Quiz sheets are available for young visitors.
In addition to our displays we have Press Cuttings, books and other files available for visitors to browse.
The clock tower was erected to commemorate the Diamond Jubilee of Queen Victoria's reign and stands prominently on the seafront. The clock was wound by hand by a Council employee but the mechanism was replaced and the original movement is now on display and working in the Museum.
Memories of a Happy Holiday: Exmouth Docks, Devon by H. F. Morley Date painted: 1955 Tempera on card, 14.5 x 25 cm
Rex Warneford won the Victoria Cross for being the first pilot to shoot down a Zeppelin. Richard Sandford was a Submarine commander in the First World War and won a Victoria Cross for the daring raid on Zeebrugge in 1918. See their stories at the Museum.
Situated on the corner of Rolle Street and the Strand Gardens this was a favourite meeting place for Exmothians. Alas, a Mobile Phone shop now occupies the corner premises. Visit the Museum to see more photographs of Exmouth Past and Present.
Our Latest news
Thank you Bassets
18 January 2015
The Museum is always pleased to loan boxes of artefacts free of charge to local schools fo...read more
Active in the Community
14 November 2014
The Museum is currently closed to the public for the Winter Refurbishment Break., We are, ...read more
Admission & Prices
PLEASE NOTE MUSEUM IS NOW CLOSED FOR WINTER BREAK
WE REOPEN on MONDAY 30th MARCH 2015
Mon, Fri. Sat: 10.30 - 12.30
Tue & Thu: 10.30 - 16.30
Wed 10.30 - 16.00
Sun - Closed
Please note we will be CLOSED on GOOD FRIDAY
Admission £1.50p. Seniors £1.
Children & Students are FREE.
BECOME A FRIEND - unlimited admission for £3 per annum.
Off Exeter Road
EXMOUTH, DEVON EX8 1PW