Following government guidelines all museums are currently closed for the protection of the public, volunteers and staff. For up to date news and information and to stay in touch please visit the museum websites.

Most of our museums receive little or no financial support from government or local authorities and rely on their visitors to survive. In these difficult times, please consider supporting your museums by becoming a member or making a donation.

  • We have over 75 museums in Devon

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


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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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