The Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon

The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

The Museum is reopening on Thursday December 3rd, please check our website or social media as opening times will change as government guidelines are announced. In the meantime please contact us by email with any enquires.

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 - 4pm

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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  • We're Hiring!

    We're Hiring!

    Job Alert! Do you want to work with a friendly and passionate team? We are looking for museum assistants to welcome visitors to the museum and enhance our digital collections......

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  • Documentary Photography Open 2021

    Documentary Photography Open 2021

    The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon are excited to announce an annual ‘Documentary Photography Open’ held during February to May in the temporary exhibition gallery......

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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