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
Breaking the Mould: The Suffragette Story in East Devon
- 6 February 2018 From 7:30pm
To celebrate the centenary of women’s suffrage, first granted on 6th February 1918, we have invited Pamela Vass to talk about the suffragette movement in North Devon, and especially Ilfracombe.
Tickets are £4 each, to be purchased in advance as space is limited. To include book signing and refreshments afterwards. Available at the museum and from ‘Hairport’, Ilfracombe High St.