Sidmouth Museum

Sidmouth Museum

OPEN 25th MARCH - 26th OCTOBER Sidmouth Museum offers 'Something for Everyone'. The local history of Sidmouth has been greatly influenced by the wide variety of people, some very famous, who have lived and visited the area.

Our displays aim to engage and inspire the widest possible audience. The museum have an extensive collection of fossils, minerals and rocks, many of which are from the Sidmouth area and the cliffs of the UNESCO Dorset and Devon World Heritage site, the Jurassic Coast. Interactive digital displays of Sidmouth's History, Sidmouth Museum's Art Collection, Sidmouth Museum's Lace Collection, Biodiversity in the Sid Valley, History of Sidmouth Hotels and Sidmouth's C

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  • NEW Digital Interactive QR Codes - View all the 'back stories' of the displays on a large screens

    Also available on the Interactive screens: History of Sidmouth, the Museum's Art Collection, the Lace Collection, History of Sidmouth's Hotels, Biodiversity in Sidmouth, Sidmouth's Coastline.

  • Butterfly Exhibition

    Butterflies from Devon, Migrants to the UK and some International species. All the butterflies in the Sidmouth Museum Collection were collected from the late 1800s until the 1960s. Some of the species in the displays are very rare.

  • Sidmouth's Maritime Connections

    Interesting Exhibition of model ships and artefacts from the Battle of Trafalgar to models made locally in WW2 by German POWs - stories of great Sid Valley naval heroes and the victories they took a part in.

Admission & prices

MUSEUM ADMISSION - ADULTS £2.50 per person Under 16s FREE

Opening Hours: Monday to Friday 10:00 - 16:00 hrs, Saturday 10:00 - 13:00 hrs, Sunday Closed

GUIDED WALKS- daily weekday mornings 10.30 from the museum - Price: £2.50 per Adult - includes museum entrance.

Go to our website for more details.

Find us

From the Market Place look up Church Street and see the Museum at the top of the street next to the Parish Church,


  • Wheelchair access
  • Childrens activities
  • Gift Shop

Wheelchair access to the ground floor.

Public toilets within about 200 yards level ground.

MUSEUM SHOP - We stock a large collection of books about Sidmouth and the Sid Valley's history and natural history, also titles by local authors including children's books

For more details visit our website

Sidmouth Museum
Hope Cottage
Church Street
EX10 8LY

T: 01395 516139

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Sidmouth Museum

Sidmouth Museum
Hope Cottage
Church Street