Delve into the treasure trove that is Ilfracombe Museum. Overflowing with curiosities and memorabilla, this historic building houses unimaginable finds from a shrunken head to pickled bats, and marvellous insect, spider and butterfly specimens to explore. Our displays include maritime Ilfracombe, the local railway, and military history, plus Victorian costumes. There's something for everyone!
We also have photographic and research resources from the Ilfracombe area that can be viewed upon request
Children are free, there are object for them to handle and quizzes to enjoy. We have a great value shop selling gifts and books.
Closed: Two weeks Christmas and New Year
Seniors & Concessions £2.00
Accompanied Children up to 16 FREE
Entrance £2.50 for adults, £2 seniors and concessions, accompanied children under 16 are free.
Note: no parking at museum, pay parking at theatre next door
Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, World Cultures, Fine Art, Social History, Maritime
Summer Opening Times
From 30 March until the end of October, the Museum will be open every day from 10am until 5pm.,
- Family friendly
£3.00 Adults, £2.50 Concessions, Accompanied Children under 16 Free