Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum

Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum
The Old Grammar School
108 Fore Street


Cookworthy Museum website

Museums & galleries website for Devon



01548 853235

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Street scene showing museum main entrance
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The Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum is an independent museum, founded in 1971. It is housed in the Grade II listed 17th century former Grammar School, a well-known landmark in Kingsbridge.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive

Opening hours

March-September Mon-Sat 1030-1700 Last entry 1630
Closed Sun
October Mon-Sat 1030-1600 Last entry 1530
Closed Sun
Open all year round
Mon-Thurs 1000-1300
Wed 1000-1600
or by appointment

Admission charges

Adults: £2.50
Children: £1.00
Concessions: £2.00
Family ticket: £6.00 (2 adults and up to 4 children)


  • Museums Association

Collection details

Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Medicine, Archives, Science and Technology, Social History

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hog roast

Open Evening, Hog Roast & BBQ

  • 16 May 2015 6-9pm

Come and join us for Museums at Night and explore the Kingsbridge Cookworthy Museum after hours with good food, activities throughout the museum and gardens, and live music. We have a Hog Roast, BBQ with Real Ale, Wine, Cider, soft drinks and Salcombe Dairy Ice Cream in our lovely walled garden (weather permitting). It's a wonderful social evening with live folk music from 'Up the Creek'. Come and discover another side to the Museum.

Suitable for

  • Any age


Admission is FREE. There is a small charge for Food and Drink. All proceeds support the museum.