Devon transport

These Devon museums have transport-related objects in their collections. 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.

  • 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 Valiant Soldier, Buckfastleigh

    The Valiant Soldier, Buckfastleigh

    Buckfastleigh

    The Valiant Soldier is an amazing place.

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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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  • Thomas Newcomen Engine

    Thomas Newcomen Engine

    Dartmouth

    Thomas Newcomen (1664-1729) designed and installed the first practical and successful steam engine, used initially for pumping water out of coal mines.

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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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  • The Merchant's House

    The Merchant's House

    Plymouth

    A Jacobean merchant's house, home to the famous Elizabethan privateer, William Parker.

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  • Park Pharmacy Trust

    Park Pharmacy Trust

    Plymouth

    The trust has its headquarters in Thorn Park Lodge, Thorn Park, Plymouth.

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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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