Museums in Devon
Torre Abbey // Torquay
Torbay's most historic building. Built in 1196 as a monastery, it is now the Mayor's official residence.
House of Marbles // Bovey Tracey
Located in the old Bovey Potteries site, the Marble Museum has a variety of exhibitions including an antique marble making machine and a collection of toys & games dating back to 3rd century BC.
The Golden Hind // Brixham
Offering a unique insight into life on board Sir Francis Drakes 16th century sailing ship.
Elizabethan House // Plymouth
Located on Plymouth's historic Barbican, a fully furnished Elizabethan town house dating back to the days of Sir Francis Drake
Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life // Tiverton
Tiverton Museum is a museum of social, agricultural, transport and local history. We are situated in the town of Tiverton, in the county of Devon.
Bygones Victorian Museum // Torquay
Experience a bygone Victorian era, large scale model railway, World War I Trench mock up and other vintage displays at this museum in Torquay
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery // Plymouth
Houses a wide variety of collections covering the fine and decorative arts, natural history and human history. Attracts over 60,000 visitors a year and has been open since 1910.
Devon Guild of Craftsmen // Bovey Tracey
Located in Bovey Tracey, the Guild is the South West's largest contemporary craft centre with work selected from over 240 designer/makers
Overbecks Museum and Garden // Salcombe
National Trust owned Edwardian house with diverse collections of scientist and inventor, Otto Overbeckand. Semi-tropical garden with views over the sea and estuary
Brixham Heritage Museum // Brixham
A museum offering an interesting and varied collection of displays and archives, including maritime, archeological, domestic and medical.