Sidmouth Museum

Sidmouth Museum

The Museum has two floors of displays and exhibits. New displays include: VOTES FOR WOMEN - 100 years since the Representation of the People Act 100 YEARS OF THE RAF - Large display of memorabilia from pilots and airmen.

The WWII Sidmouth connection explained NATURAL HISTORY - Beaches, Butterflies, Squirrels and a predator DOLLS from over a century ago PEAK HOUSE 100 bed hospital in Sidmouth WWI THE DUCHESS OF DEVONSHIRE - Photos, the bell, the telegraph, the wheel and much more GENERAL SIR JOHN HART DUNNE - An extraordinary story of a soldier and a dog called 'Looty' MISS BARNARD'S LACE SHOP - 200 years of lace making, try for yourself Many other new and permanent displays

Visit website

  • Votes for Women 100 years since Representation of the People Act was passed

  • 100 years of the RAF

  • Natural History Beaches and Butterflies

  • Dolls from a century ago

    Beautiful dolls surrounded by exquisite miniature Edwardian gilt metal dolls house furniture

  • Peak House

    WW1 Peak House in Sidmouth was turned into a 100 bed hospital with an operating theatre

Admission & prices

Opening Times 2018

Friday 23rd March

Mon: 13.00-16.00
Tue - Sat: 10.00-16.00
Sun: Closed


Find us

Situated next to the Parish Church lych gate,


  • Wheelchair access
  • Childrens activities
  • Gift Shop

Wheelchair access to the ground floor.

Computer presentation of first floor exhibits,

Public toilets within about 200 yards level ground.

Two Floors of Displays and Exhibits
Geology - 240 million years of the Jurassic Coast - follow the history of the red rocks
Ancient relics, fossils, reptile foot prints
Memorabilia from many famous past residents
Local and Social History Displays

Young Visitors Saturday 'Drop In' Craft Activities 1.30 to 12.30 every Saturday
Young Visitors Special Themed Activity Days (all young visitors must be accompanied by an adult)
Young Visitors area
Special Themed Family Event Days
LACE MAKING DEMONSTRATION every Thursday morning 10.30 to 12.30
GUIDED TOWN and GEOLOGY WALKS every Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday while Museum is open - £2.50 per person under 16's Free
MUSEUM SHOP with a large range of publications with emphasis on local history plus gifts including unique geology items

Sidmouth Museum
Hope Cottage
Church Street
EX10 8LY

T: 01395 516139

Back to search results

Sidmouth Museum

Sidmouth Museum
Hope Cottage
Church Street

Sidmouth, DEVON EX10 8LY