Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities

Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities
Allhallows Museum
High Street
Honiton
Devon
EX14 1PG
England

Website

www.honitonmuseum.co.uk

E-mail

info@honitonmuseum.co.uk

Telephone

01404 44966

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Allhallows Museum is registered museum and a charity (no 306645) which is run entirely by volunteers. We all work to preserve the heritage of the people of Honiton and its surrounding district and collect, conserve and display items which show how our ancestors used to live.
In the town famous for lace making, Allhallows Museum has one of the most comprehensive collections of Honiton Lace in the world. Displays in two galleries feature exquisite examples of 16th to early 20th century Honiton lace
Other displays in include Honiton Pottery; a mid Victorian furnished doll's house; palaeontology; children's toys; war memorabilia, mementoes of Allhallows School and the Borough of Honiton; coins and trade tokens.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Opening Times: April 4th to 31st October.
Monday to Friday 09.30 - 16.30 Sat: 09.30: - 13.00
Sun: Closed:
During the month of October, the Museum is open
from 09.30 to 15.30 on Monday to Friday
and 09.30 to 12.30 on Saturdays.

Admission charges

Free entry

Getting there

Allhallows Museum is in the centre of the High Street next to St Paul's Church. Public car parks are signposted. The town has one hour parking in the High Street and a car park with toilets is 400 metres away. Level, wheelchair access from the High Street to the Nicoll and Norman Galleries by a separate door which is beyond the main entrance. Press the bell on the red door in the porch for assistance.

Additional info

Allhallows Museum is a Devon Record Office Service Point
and holds parish registers (baptisms, marriages and burials - not births and deaths) on microfiche for Awliscombe, Axminster, Beer, Blackborough, Branscombe, Broadhembury, Buckerell, Clayhidon, Clyst Hydon, Clyst St Lawrence, Colaton Raleigh, Colyton, Combe Raleigh, Cotleigh, Culmstock, Dalwood, Dunkeswell, Farway, Feniton, Gittisham, Harpford, Honiton, Honiton Methodist, Kentisbeare, Kilmington, Luppitt, Membury, Monkton, Newton Poppleford, Northleigh, Offwell, Otterton, Ottery St Mary, Payhembury, Plymtree, Rockbeare, Salcombe Regis, Seaton, Sheldon, Shute, Sidbury, Sidmouth, Southleigh, Stockland, Talaton, Upottery, Venn Ottery, Whimple,
Widworthy and Yarcombe.

To avoid disappointment please book a fiche reader in advance. Contact the Archivist on 01404 44966 or 42002 or by email info@honitonmuseum.co.uk

In the town famous for lace-making Allhallows Museum has one of the most comprehensive collections of Honiton Lace in the world. Lace-making demonstrations are given daily by volunteers throughout the months of June, July and August. One display shows a selection of fine lace from the Spriggs collection.

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Natural Sciences, Science and Technology, Social History, Weapons and War

Key artists and exhibits

  • The Victorian dolls house was made around 1840 and stands over three feet high. It has six rooms, all fully furnished with contemporary furniture, original wallpaper, paintwork, wall ornaments and hand worked petit - point carpets.

Getting there

Allhallows Museum is in the centre of the High Street next to St Paul's Church. Public car parks are signposted. The town has one hour parking in the High Street and a car park with toilets is 400 metres away. Level, wheelchair access from the High Street to the Nicoll and Norman Galleries by a separate door which is beyond the main entrance. Press the bell on the red door in the porch for assistance.

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