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

The New Archaeology

The New Archaeology

12 June 2016 to 16 July 2016
Who does what for the archaeology of North Devon? This exhibition presents for the first time the results of recent research, surveys and excavations.

In collaboration with North Devon Archaeological Society, commecial archaeologists and otehrs..

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All The Fun of the Fair

All The Fun of the Fair

23 July 2016 to 24 September 2016
Stories from the last 50 years of Barnstaple's Great Fair and its ancient origins, customs and economic importance.

This exhibition is produced in partnership with the Barnstaple Fair Heritage Trust..

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	   Cattle Market, Barnstaple
Cattle Market, Barnstaple 
	   Building the Track of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway
Building the Track of the Lynton and Barnstaple Railway

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