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

Our North Devon: Have your Say

Our North Devon: Have your Say

28 May 2016 to 05 June 2016
What would you like to see in our planed museum extension? We want to create a space for telling the stories of North Devon's land and people.

Help us develop our £1.8 million project.

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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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Live Feed

  • Fish Tales; learning resources about fishing on the N.Devon coast now available free to local schools, contact the museum for details. 9:53am, May 24, 2016

  • Our North Devon: Have your say. Exhibition 28 May - 5 June; tell us what you'd like to see in our planned museum extension! 9:51am, May 24, 2016

Our Collections


	   Blue and green dragon-handles vase with peacock design 1909
Blue and green dragon-handles vase with peacock design 1909 
	   Cattle Market, Barnstaple
Cattle Market, Barnstaple

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