The Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon

The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

Our new extension includes a new temporary exhibition space, community gallery, learning room, brand new shop and Bromleys tearooms (named after the historic tearoom on the Strand in Barnstaple)..

Our new extension includes a new temporary exhibition space, community gallery, learning room, brand new shop and Bromleys tearooms (named after the historic tearoom on the Strand in Barnstaple).

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  • North Devon in 20th Century Gallery

    Exploring the stories and objects of people in North Devon during the 20th Century. Display themes include Highdays and Holidays, House and Home, Town and Country and World of Work.

  • North Devon in 20th Century Gallery

    Exploring the stories and objects of people in North Devon during the 20th Century. Display themes include Highdays and Holidays, House and Home, Town and Country and World of Work.

  • North Devon Art Pottery

    The museum is home to the largest public collection of North Devon Art Pottery.

  • Shapland & Petter Furniture

    The Shapland & Petter collection is based on the archive and furniture of Barnstaple's biggest employer of the 20th century.

  • Geology, archaeology and pre-history

    Discover the how our ancestors lived in Devon.

Admission & prices

Admission FREE

Museum Opening Times

Tuesday - Saturday 10am - 5pm

Find us

Museum, Tourist Information, Tea Room and shop situated in red-brick Victorian building on town-side of the old stone bridge.

3 minute walk from Bus Station, 8 minute walk from Train Station. Public car parking at Belle Meadow, a 3 minutute walk.

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Information

  • Toilets On-Site
  • Wheelchair access
  • Cafe on-site
  • Childrens activities
  • Gift Shop

Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon
The Square
Barnstaple
EX32 8LN

T: 01271 346747
E: museum@northdevon.gov.uk

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The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon
The Square

Barnstaple, DEVON EX32 8LN