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.
James Ravilious: An Eye for Life
James Ravilious took over 80,000 black and white images in North Devon of all aspects of local life. This free exhibition runs from 1st February – 30th May 2020
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Are you a budding amateur, seasoned professional or a passionate local photography group? The theme for the annual Documentary Photography Open exhibition has been announced for 2021. Click on the link below for next years application, theme and prize!
Photograph Credit James Ravilious/Beaford ArtsFind out more
In response to the Corona Virus epidemic (COVID-19) the museum has taken the decision to close to the general public until further notice. The safety and welfare of our volunteers, local community and staff is paramount.
Chief Executive of North Devon Council statement available here
Government advice is available here
Please check our website and social media regarding events and for further notifications. Any urgent enquires must be emailed to email@example.com and we shall get to them as soon as possible.
Thank you for your patience during this time and look after yourselves.
The Museum Team.
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