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Everythings Exibitions

The Big Draw @ the Museum

18th August, 2021-18th August, 2021

Join us for a #MakeTheChange focused day of fun. Create a poster, tote bag or draw a portrait of someone who changed history!

Philip Leach: A North Devon Potter

4th August, 2021-4th August, 2021

Philip Leach discusses his early influences and shares the highlights of his celebrated pottery career.

North Devon in the 20th Century

Permanent Display

The 20th Century gallery features local iconic objects and people’s personal experiences living in North Devon.

North Devon Art Pottery

Permanent Display

The museum holds one of the countries finest collections of North Devon Pottery from the medieval period to present day.

The Leach Potters of North Devon

Permanent Display

Celebrating the ‘Leach tradition’ in North Devon and how international design influenced both father and son's work.

North Devon in 100 Objects

Permanent Display

North Devon in 100 Objects celebrates the finest items in our collections, telling the greatest stories of our people and region.

Military Rooms

Permanent Display

Commemorating the Royal Devon Yeomanry and Devonshire Regiment's roles in both World Wars.

Railway Room

Permanent Display

Featuring the award winning 'Somweir Junction' model railway, the room tells the history of local scenic railways.

Shapland and Petter

Permanent Display

Barnstaple's largest employer of the 20th century, the S&P gallery includes some of their finest Arts and Crafts furniture.

Merchants and Manufacturers

Permanent Display

Showcasing the golden age of merchants and craftspeople, the gallery features some of Barnstaple's finest wares.

Pre-History Rocks

Permanent Display

Significant geology and mineral collections feature among the oldest inhabitant of the town, Barney the Elephant.

Victorian Lives

Permanent Display

Discover how Victorian inventions, industries and the arrival of the railways transformed North Devon forever.

North Devon Biosphere

Permanent Display

The gallery celebrates the 55 square mile UNESCO Biosphere Reserve including Braunton Burrows and Lundy Island.

Athenaeum Library

Permanent Display

The Athenaeum Library holds original objects and publications from the museum's earliest collections.

Welcome Hall

Permanent Display

The Welcome Hall features paintings of local scenes and notables of the past with some of the best of Brannam's pottery.

Coast Explorers

Permanent Display

Come explore the marvellous sea life that exists in and around our coasts and beaches in the Coast Explorers gallery.