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 Botanical Diary of a Country Lady; Watercolours by Clara Peters of Arlington Court

The Botanical Diary of a Country Lady; Watercolours by Clara Peters of Arlington Court

01 October 2016 to 05 November 2016
Clara (Chrissie) Peters joined Miss Rosalie Chichester of Arlington Court as a paid companion from 1912 to her death in 1939.

Her paintings are now part of the collection of the North Devon Athenaeum..

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Our Collections


	   Junction of Trinity Street and Hardaway Head, Barnstaple
Junction of Trinity Street and Hardaway Head, Barnstaple 
	   Hall Cabinets 1091, 1176, 1086, Umbrella Stand 1088, Hall Stand 1087, Hall Bench 1090, Hall Chair 10
Hall Cabinets 1091, 1176, 1086, Umbrella Stand 1088, Hall Stand 1087, Hall Bench 1090, Hall Chair 10

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