St Nicholas Priory

The Parlour at St Nicholas Priory, Exeter
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Originally part of a medieval monastery, this splendid Grade 1 listed building later became the Tudor home of a wealthy merchant family. Now presented as their richly furnished Elizabethan town house adorned with beautifully crafted replica furniture and bright paint and textiles of the period, St Nicholas Priory is one of Exeter's Hidden jewels.

Also displayed are some of Exeter’s original Tudor artefacts from the collection at the Royal Albert Memorial Museum.

Venue Type:

Historic house or home, Sacred space

Opening hours

During Devon school holidays:
Monday-Saturday 10:00-17:00

During term time:
Saturday only 10:00-17:00pm

For Christmas opening hours, contact us on 01392 665858

Closed: Sundays & Bank Holidays

Admission charges

Adults £2.50
Children £1
(0-5yrs free)

Booked tours:
Children £2.25
Adults daytime £3
Adults evening £5


  • Museums Association

Additional info

Gift shop

St Nicholas Priory is partially accessible. It has uneven surfaces, steps, stairs and narrow doorways. We are happy to arrange special tours in advance to meet particular requirements.

Collection details

Archaeology, Decorative and Applied Art, Weapons and War

St Nicholas Priory
The Mint
off Fore Street




General information


01392 665858

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