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Get Involved

Get Involved

There are many ways you can help care for North Devon’s heritage. Whether its a donation, joining the museum friends or volunteering your time to help provide an amazing service to Barnstaple’s museum visitors.

Volunteer With Us

Join our passionate and friendly volunteer team whose skills, knowledge and enthusiasm support the collections and help enrich museum visitor experience.

Work Experience And University Placements

Placements at the museum offer behind the scenes knowledge and varied skills. Whether your considering a career in heritage or hospitality we can help you in your current study or future career.

Join The Friends

Become a Friend of the museum and help and support our cultural heritage.

MBND Development Trust

The MBND Trust was set up in 2014 with the aim of supporting the museum in its duties of curation and education.

North Devon Stories

A Barnstaple Boy: William Frederick Rock.

Ten interesting facts about Barnstaple's biggest benefactor William Frederick Rock.

East Meets Southwest: The Japanese influence on North Devon Pottery.

The story of the Japonisme movement and its influence on North Devon Pottery.

A True Gent: Lauriston Vernon Davis

From Jamaica to Devon: The inspirational story of Lauriston Vernon Davis.

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Make a donation

Your support means a great deal. Donations enable us to care for important objects, run inspiring exhibitions and events and ensure the museum remains free in the future.

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