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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 Blossoming Friendship: The Clara Peters Collection

The story of Clara Peters' watercolor collection and her life at Arlington Court.

A Showman’s Commission: The Lost Edgar Wallace Furniture

The intriguing Shapland and Petter furniture order from King Kong creator Edgar Wallace.

The Seekers: The South West Coast Path during Wartime.

The 1940's photo album documenting a couple's walking holiday along the South West Coast Path during wartime.

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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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