Devon natural history

Find out more about Devon's natural 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.

  • Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

    Royal Albert Memorial Museum and Art Gallery

    Exeter

    Exeter's world-class museum, with stunning new displays and galleries, fabulous exhibitions and modern amenities, re-opens to the public on Saturday 24 October, operating free timed ticket entry.

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  • Axe Valley Heritage Museum

    Axe Valley Heritage Museum

    Seaton

    The museum concentrates on the lower Axe Valley and also includes the adjacent villages of Beer, Axmouth, Branscombe, Colyton and Colyford.

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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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  • 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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  • The Box, Plymouth

    The Box, Plymouth

    Plymouth

    Opens on 29 September 2020 Imagine a place where a life-sized mammoth rubs shoulders with the Mayflower, where nostalgic film archive footage is shown alongside cutting edge contemporary art and where you can have lunch under a giant ship’s figurehead.

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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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  • Overbecks

    Overbecks

    Salcombe

    An exotic and fascinating hidden treasure perched high on the cliffs above Salcombe.

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