Barnstaple Museum is the perfect way to find out more about North Devon

Our collections and displays cover the natural and human history of this beautiful part of the country. Highlights of the Museum include the Tarka Gallery, the Story of North Devon and the Regimental Collection of the Royal Devon Yeomanry.

The museum includes a Gift Shop, Tearoom, Tourist Information and Visitor Reception.

With a packed program of temporary exhibitions and events, there's something for everyone.

Entry to the museum is FREE!

Barnstaple Museum Exhibitions

Royal North Devon Yeomanry Collection

Royal North Devon Yeomanry Collection

01 January 1988 to 01 February 2019
The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon is home to the Royal North Devon Yeomanry collection.

The North Devon Yeomanry and Royal North Devon Hussars collections trace a military history dating back to 1794.Called up to the First World War our collections documents the devon soldiers part in campaigns from France to Palestine.

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North Devon Pottery

North Devon Pottery

01 February 1988 to 01 February 2019
Our North Devon Pottery collection spans objects from the 17th cenury onwards.

Featuring inspirational pieces from Brannams, Lauder and Baron, the collection showcases the range of talent and craftsmanship that emerged from north devon..

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