Devon social history

Find out more about the social history of Devon 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.

  • Bill Douglas Centre

    Bill Douglas Centre

    Exeter

    Founded in memory of the British film-maker Bill Douglas in 1994, this museum on Exeter University campus contains an enormous collection relating to the history of film and optical entertainment.

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  • Dartmouth Museum

    Dartmouth Museum

    Dartmouth

    Dartmouth Museum is a small, fascinating and interesting museum housed in an atmospheric old merchant's house, built in approximately 1640.

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  • Topsham Museum

    Topsham Museum

    Topsham

    Topsham Museum is housed in one of a group of late 17th century buildings overlooking the Exe Estuary.

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  • Totnes Museum

    Totnes Museum

    TOTNES

    Totnes Museum is contained within an authentic Elizabethan Merchant's House, built around 1575 for the Kelland family.

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  • Ottery St Mary Heritage Museum

    Ottery St Mary Heritage Museum

    Ottery St Mary Heritage Museum opened in August 2018 in the Victorian Old Town Hall and opposite historic St Mary's Church, one the finest churches in Devon.

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