Ilfracombe Museum

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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.

Venue Type:

Museum, Archive

Opening hours

Daily 1000-1700
Tues-Fri 1000-1300

Closed: Two weeks Christmas and New Year

Admission charges

Adults £2.50
Seniors & Concessions £2.00
Accompanied Children up to 16 FREE

Additional info

Entrance £2.50 for adults, £2 seniors and concessions, accompanied children under 16 are free.
Wheelchair accessible
Note: no parking at museum, pay parking at theatre next door

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Weapons and War, Natural Sciences, Costume and Textiles, World Cultures, Fine Art, Social History, Maritime

Ilfracombe Museum
Wilder Road
EX34 8AF




01271 863541

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