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

    Ashburton

    In 1285 by a Charter of Edward 1st Ashburton became a Stannary Town - one of four in Devon.

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  • The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

    The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

    Barnstaple

    Our new extension includes a new temporary exhibition space, community gallery, learning room, brand new shop and Bromleys tearooms (named after the historic tearoom on the Strand in Barnstaple).

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  • Holsworthy Museum

    Holsworthy Museum

    Holsworthy

    Open from Easter 2022 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

    Kingsbridge

    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

    Lynton

    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

    Exmouth

    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

    Tiverton

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

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  • Torquay Museum

    Torquay Museum

    Torquay

    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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  • Great Torrington Heritage Museum and Archive

    Great Torrington Heritage Museum and Archive

    Great Torrington

    *** THE MUSEUM IS CLOSED UNTIL 2021 *** Great Torrington Heritage Museum and Archive are based at, 14 South Street, EX38 8AF, and The Market House, which is the pink, Grade 2* listed property, just above the Pannier Market.

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  • Axminster Heritage Centre

    Axminster Heritage Centre

    Axminster

    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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