Newton Abbot Town and Great Western Railway Museum
2a St Pauls Road
The museum collections are focused on the Great Western Railway and the social history of the town.
The working signal box takes pride of place within the GWR Room, a hands-on connection with the great days of the Great Western Railway. An audio system enables you to hear ex-GWR men talking about their lives as railwaymen. Fry-ups and tales of snowstorms await you!
The Social History Gallery Exhibitions change every year. This year the gallery exhibition is focused on the 250th Anniversary of John Lethbridge.
The museum is open from mid - Feb until the end of October each year.
Mon - Thurs 10:00-16:00
Sat (Easter – end of October) 14:00-16:00
Archaeology, Archives, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, World Cultures, Fine Art, Medicine, Weapons and War, Coins and Medals, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History, Land Transport