Sidmouth Museum

Sidmouth Museum

RE-OPENS 25th MARCH 2024. 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 Coast.

Visit website

  • 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.

  • Exhibition of Local Shipwrecks

    Come and see our collection of artefacts from salvaged from local shipwrecks. Find out just how many ships were wrecked on or near Sidmouth in the last 200 years.

Admission & prices

RE-OPENS 25th MARCH 2024

ADULTS £2.50 per person Under 16s FREE

GUIDED WALKS - see our website for details. Price: £2.50 - includes museum entrance.

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

ONLINE SHOPPING AVAILABLE 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

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.

GUIDED WALKS restart 25th MARCH 2024. Price: £2.50 - includes museum entrance.

MUSEUM SHOP with a large range of books and publications on local history, cards and prints of Sidmouth
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