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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.
The 1940's photo album documenting a couple's walking holiday along the South West Coast Path during wartime.
Jane Appleton's autograph album crammed with tokens of appreciation from the recovering soldiers of WW1.
The high life of Rosemary Rees (Lady du Cros), one of the first pioneering female WWII pilots.
The story of the Barnstaple Long Bridge and its evolution from a pack horse pathway to lorry laden thoroughfare.
Ella Ravilious reflects on her father's inspiration and photographic prints held in the museum collection.
During the Second World War over 3,000 Jews arrived in North Devon, stationed in Ilfracombe, Bideford and Westward Ho!
A doctor's journey from the Battle of Trafalgar to conflicts in Barnstaple.
On August 4th, 1913, a car was spotted speeding away from a North Devon mansion. Moments later flames lit up the sky.
How the Huguenot table rug tells a story of compassion, integration and a new age of textiles.
On 3rd Dec 1917 the 16th Royal Devon Yeomanry engaged in their biggest and most costly conflict, the battle of El Foka.
A knitter's look at the rich history and folklore of the Appledore gansey or fishermen's 'frock'.
A bench constructed from locally made bricks has become the museum garden’s intriguing new centrepiece.
The Barnstaple in Bloom sugarpaste model and the creation of the North Devon Sugarcraft Guild.
Part of the Peggy Lines Collection, this wonderful coach forms part of 400 toys donated to the museum.
Watch our ongoing film project 100 People 100 Stories documenting North Devonian tales and life stories.
The oral history archive records and documents the institutes, industries and people of North Devon.
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