Geology and MineralsSignificant geology and minerals collection from Victorian collectors and the North Devon coastline.
Social HistoryEveryday objects used by the people of North Devon over the last five hundred years.
ArchaeologyArchaeological material from the Paleolithic period to 18th century, including local excavated and chance finds.
ArtExplore the rich collection of North Devon artists such as Frederick Richard Lee, Joseph Kennedy and Brian Chugg.
Natural HistoryOver 10,000 plants and animals, including Victorian herbaria and the remains of the Barnstaple Elephant.
Royal Devon YeomanryThe museum is home to the military collections of the Royal Devon Yeomanry and holds collections from the Devonshire Regiment.
Shapland and PetterBarnstaple's largest employer of the 20th century, the collection holds the companies design archives and some of the finest Arts and Crafts furniture of the period.
North Devon PotteryOne of Devon's finest collections of North Devon Pottery from the medieval period to present day.
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