Find out about: Lyn and Exmoor Museum
A charming small museum with collections of agricultural and domestic tools from Lynton and Exmoor. Also maritime, railway, and natural history. Unique pictures of the Lynmouth Flood, and a Victorian dolls' house.
Housed in Lynton's oldest surviving domestic dwelling, it even includes its own ghost!
The age and compactness of our building limit the facilities we can offer. But we can assure you of a very warm welcome.
Picture of one of the original engines on the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway
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The theme of the museum is the social history of Lynton and the surrounding villages through the ages. The earliest display is of Neolithic and Bronze Age flint artefacts, and there are displays from the last two centuries.
A traditional open fireplace complete with bread- oven and an array of pots, pans and fire-tending tools.
A collection of stuffed birds (including a Golden Eagle found storm-battered on Exmoor in 1920) and small mammals. These are housed in our "ghost" room! Visit us to find out the story behind this!
Our Latest news
02 August 2014
Tony has produced a beautifully researched book on Lynton & Lynmouth in the first worl...read more
31 March 2014
As from today, the museum will be open right through to October 2014, ...read more
Admission & Prices
Mon- Saturday: 10.30-1.30, 2-5pm
Sun: 14.00 - 16.00
The museum is open from Easter until the end of October. Admissions: £1 adult, 50p children.
Lyn and Exmoor Museum,
St Vincent's Cottage
Lynton, DEVON EX35 6AF