Your Visit

Your Visit

What's on

What's on

Collections

Collections

Learning

Learning

Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon

  • Find out more

    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: landscape, farming, everyday life in the local towns and villages, and their special occasions. This exhibition displays a selection of photographs from the Museum’s collection.
  • Barnstaple Museum Logo

    Find out more

    The High Street: Documentary Photography Open

    Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon

    Cost: Free

    The High Street Inspired by the James Ravilious collection this exhibition celebrates local documentary photography. Bringing together photographs from archives and organisations the museum has created a collection of North Devon’s high streets of the past. As part of the exhibition local photographers were asked to document their current high streets. The public can vote […]
  • Find out more

    Curious Creators: Pinhole Photography

    Cost: Free, booking required

    Come along to our family workshop and spend a couple of hours with world expert pinhole photographer Justin Quinnell. Learn how to make and use a pinhole camera, taking images of Barnstaple High Street you will then return to watch your negative images magically appear in the developing chemistry before viewing them in positive on your mobile phones.
  • Find out more

    Wet Plate Photography Experience

    Cost: A charge applies

    Join local photographer Stephen Raff to learn about the techniques and equipment used in this amazing Victorian process. During the day experience the skills needed to produce a beautiful wet plate image to take home. No previous experience required.   £35 per person, all materials included. Thursday 19th March 10am-3pm. Places are limited so please […]