Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre

Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre
27 Fore Street
Budleigh Salterton






01395 442666

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Cottage orné with Regency style Gothic windows and thatched roof
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The town of Budleigh Salterton possesses one of the important costume collections in the country. For this reason alone a call at the Museum is a must for visitors to the town.

Local history is well represented and an exploration of the varied collections (including lacemaking, archaeological and geological finds) is a way for families with children to get more pleasure during their stay in the town.

Venue Type:

Museum, Historic house or home

Opening hours

Sunday 6 April 2014 - Sunday 28 September 2014
Tues-Sun 14.00-16.30 (closed Mondays)

The Carter Reference Library (in the museum) is open Thursday afternoons, or by appointment.

Admission charges


Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Natural Sciences, Social History, Land Transport

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.

Fairlynch Museum Exhibitions 2014

  • 4 June — 28 September 2014 *on now

The main exhibition, put together by the Museum’s Local History Group, tells the stories of people associated with Budleigh Salterton and villages of the Lower Otter Valley during the 1914-18 conflict. Much research has been carried out to find details about the names on local war memorials as well as about the combatants who survived and returned.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly