10/06/2022 - 12/06/2022
Three-day workshop for adults is led by renown weavers Jenny Wilkinson and Angie Parker, Natural dye practitioner Sarah Burn and Radhi Parekh of Artians Mumbai.
14/05/2022 - 29/10/2022
The Partridge Family exhibition and events programme is our latest project featuring objects from National museums with a North Devon story.
01/10/2022 - 18/02/2023
New exhibition exploring the endangered skills and crafts on the Red List, by the Heritage Craft.
Ten interesting facts about Barnstaple's biggest benefactor William Frederick Rock.
The story of the Japonisme movement and its influence on North Devon Pottery.
From Jamaica to Devon: The inspirational story of Lauriston Vernon Davis.
The Rev. William Hore of Shebbear church and his significant collection of 600 seaweeds.
The story of Clara Peters' watercolor collection and her life at Arlington Court.
The intriguing Shapland and Petter furniture order from King Kong creator Edgar Wallace.
Named in honour of Bromley’s Cafe our tearoom is situated on the ground floor, where you can relax with beautiful views of the square.
Our bright and welcoming shop provides a range of unique gifts, inspired by the exhibitions and collections and promoting local makers.
The museum is home to the military collections of the Royal Devon Yeomanry.
Everyday objects used by the people of North Devon over the last five hundred years.
A rich collection of North Devon artists such as Frederick Richard Lee, Joseph Kennedy, Brian Chugg and Wilfred Avery.
Significant geology and minerals collection from Victorian collectors and the North Devon coastline.
Over 10,000 plants and animals, including Victorian herbaria and the remains of the Barnstaple Elephant.
Archaeological material from the Paleolithic period to 18th century, including local excavated and chance finds.
There are many ways you can volunteer to care for North Devon’s heritage, helping to provide an amazing service to Barnstaple’s museum visitors.
Our supporters mean a huge amount to the museum. Whether its making a donation during your visit or leaving a legacy in your will.
The Square Barnstaple North Devon EX32 8LN
Tel: 01271 346747
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