Devon geology

Find out more about Devon's geology 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 Museum

    Ashburton Museum

    Ashburton

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

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  • Ball Clay Heritage Society

    Ball Clay Heritage Society

    Newton Abbot

    The Society was formed in February 2000 to further understanding of the geology, occurrence and properties of the ball clays of Devon and Dorset and to preserve the history and heritage of clay production, transport and use, To that end, the Society is assembling an irreplaceable collection of artefacts, store of archive materials and a range of photographs, films and videos.

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  • The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

    The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

    Barnstaple

    The Museum is reopening on Thursday December 3rd, please check our website or social media as opening times will change as government guidelines are announced.

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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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  • William Pengelly Cave Studies Trust

    William Pengelly Cave Studies Trust

    Buckfastleigh

    A small collection of artifacts and bones recovered from the caves at Buckfastleigh Devon and interpretation of the geology and speleology of that area.

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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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  • 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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