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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 open!

The Long Bridge Wing is now open, come visit us to see the new social history gallery, shop, learning room and new exhibition spaces. Please note the old museum spaces are currently being prepared and will open on the 11th November. Please check our social media for details.

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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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discover something new today

The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon is now open! Come see our brand new displays, shop and temporary exhibition spaces plus check out our new programme of events.