North Devon in the 20th Century

Permanent Display

The gallery is packed with everyday objects and stories from the 20th century.  Highlights include the Barnstaple Fire Engine, the Brannam’s patented flower pot machine, the last Barnstaple salmon boat and Percy Pooley’s handmade car.

The galleries’ VW camper van cinema celebrates Devonian life stories.  Recording the changes in the past century, the gallery showcases the people of North Devon and their stories in this beautiful region.

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