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Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon

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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.

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The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon is currently closed until Autumn 2019.

While we build our exciting new extension the museum is closed to the public until Autumn 2019. You can still visit Tourist Information in our foyer, Mon to Sat 10am – 5pm for National Express tickets, local information and to see the new museum extension plans!

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Curator's Blog

Want to know what happens behind the scenes?

Learn about the history of the museum, the amazing people and organsations that we work with and the progress of our exciting new extension with Alison Mills' (Museum Manager) blog.

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The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon is closed until Autumn 2019 while we build our exciting new extension! Tourist Information is still available from the foyer 10am-5pm Monday-Saturday. Please click on our social media for project updates and news.