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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.

Great News!

Following government guidance we are reopening on the 18th May, read our visitors guidance and book your early bird tickets on the Visit Us page.

We cant wait to welcome you all back!


Work with us!

We have a new exciting opportunity at the museum. Working along side the team you will help launch a marketing campaign to rejuvenate our volunteer programme.

Click here for more info!


Documentary Photography Open: Next Year's Theme!

This year we invited photographers across North Devon to pick up their phones and cameras to document these extraordinary times and express what home really meant to them. This year’s entries show a mixture of love, creativity, humour and resilience, highlighting the importance of creativity in a difficult year. Visit this free exhibition and vote for your favourite image to receive the public prize of £100!

Photograph Credit: Rupert Stockwin

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