The Museum has a wide variety of exhibitions hosted throughout the year. Includes a tea/coffe shop.
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Torre Abbey is a historic building, spectacular garden and art gallery in Torquay. The abbey was founded in 1196 as a monastery for Premonstratensian canons, and is now one of Read more [...]
This is a small museum located under the Tourist Information Centre. Although small it has a great selection of models, paintings, photographs which depict the story of Salcombe’s links with ships Read more [...]
The Royal Albert Museum and Gallery collections include, Archeology, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Natural Sciences, World Cultures, 1.5 million objects in total. Read more [...]
The Royal Citadel in Plymouth, was built in the late 1660s to the design of Sir Bernard de Gomme. It is at the eastern end of Plymouth Hoe overlooking Plymouth Read more [...]
Rougemont Castle, also known as Exeter Castle, was first built in 1068 to help William the Conqueror maintain control over the city. It is perched on an ancient volcanic plug, overlaying Read more [...]
Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery was built in 1907-10 by Thornely and Rooke in Edwardian Baroque style. The Museum has collections of fine and decorative arts, natural history and Read more [...]
The Museum of Dartmoor Life has interactive displays spanning three floors. You can see a reconstructed Bronze Age hut, Victorian kitchen, blacksmith’s shop and farming exhibits. The museum is a great Read more [...]
The Mayflower Steps are from which the Pilgrim Fathers are believed to have finally left England aboard the Mayflower on 6 September 1620. The traditional site of their disembarkation in Read more [...]
Grimspound is one of the many prehistoric settlements you can find on Dartmoor. Dating from the late Bronze Age (about 1450–700 BC) you have the remains of 24 stone roundhouses Read more [...]
The Golden Hind at Brixham is a full sized replica of one of the most iconic ships from the age of exploration being a feature of this picturesque harbour since Read more [...]
St. Paul’s Cathedral in Exeter is a Gothic cathedral that dominates the skyline with its two Norman towers. The facade has carvings of English kings, including William the Conqueror and Read more [...]