Devon agriculture

Discover more about Devon's agricultural history at these museums. Select a museum to find out more, including their opening times (which may be seasonal), how to find them and what else is in their collections.

  • Ashburton History Museum

    Ashburton History Museum


    Our aim is to tell the story of the beautiful stannary town of Ashburton and its surroundings through a lively collection of artefacts, pictures and displays.

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  • The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

    The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon


    The museum tells the stories of the people and landscapes of North Devon.

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  • Holsworthy Museum

    Holsworthy Museum


    The museum is housed in part of a building which is in itself a museum piece; a small manor house dating from the 17th century which was used as a parsonage in 1724.

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  • Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum

    Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum


    In the Old Grammar School you find an historic building, a range of collections and a local history archive.

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  • Lyn and Exmoor Museum

    Lyn and Exmoor Museum


    A charming small museum with collections of agricultural and domestic tools from Lynton and Exmoor.

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  • A la Ronde

    A la Ronde


    Individual 18th-century house with fascinating interior decoration and collections.

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  • South Molton and District Museum

    South Molton and District Museum

    South Molton

    Discover the true spirit of the characters from South Molton's past, through the exhibits and interactive displays.

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  • Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life

    Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life


    Explore the museum’s large, outstanding collections and trace the fascinating history of Mid Devon.

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  • Torquay Museum

    Torquay Museum


    Ranked among the finest in South West England and Designated as an outstanding collection in 2016, Torquay Museum is a journey of discovery for all ages.

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  • Torrington Museum

    Torrington Museum

    Great Torrington

    REOPENED, REFRESHED AND REVAMPED! Great Torrington Heritage Museum & Archive (Torrington Museum for short!) reopened after Covid in August 2021 with a fresh, modern look, new displays and new stories to tell.

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  • Whimple Heritage Centre

    Whimple Heritage Centre


    The Whimple Heritage Centre is managed and maintained by an enthusiastic group of volunteers interested in Whimple's past and also its present.

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  • Axminster Heritage Centre

    Axminster Heritage Centre


    OPEN FROM AUGUST 1st Temporary CV19 measures have been introduced so guests can visit us safe in the knowledge we are diligently following the Government and museum sector recommendations.

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