Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life

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Tiverton Museum is a vibrant, award-winning and much loved museum that provides extensive displays on local history. It runs a lively events programme, including temporary exhibitions (on anything from the history of underwear to local farming memories), guided walks, talks, holiday craft activities, themed days and lots more. The museum is proud to be family friendly.

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Opening hours

Monday 6th February - Saturday 23rd December 2017

Monday-Friday 10:30am - 4:30pm
Saturday 10:00am - 3:00pm
The museum is open on Bank Holidays.

Admission charges

Adults (with gift aid) £5:50 (without gift aid) £5.00
Concessions (Job Seekers) (with gift aid) £4:50 (without gift aid) £4.00
Children (16 and under accompanied by a paying adult) FREE
Unaccompanied child £1.00


  • Museums Association

Collection details

Agriculture, Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Fine Art, Industry, Land Transport, Natural Sciences, Photography, Science and Technology, Social History

Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
Ghostly figure in torchlight

Spooky Museum at Night

  • 25 October 2018 5-8pm

Visit the museum for a special Museums at Night event with a Halloween theme! The museum will be open to the public throughout the evening of Thursday 25th October.

Younger visitors can follow the pumpkin trail around the museum 5:00-6:00pm. Normal museum admission applies.

Then the lights go off and visitors can visit the museum by torchlight. Will you meet any of the museum’s ghosts? 6:00-8:00pm. Normal museum admission applies..

Plus spooky crafts including a free pop-up Halloween card, making a vampire or witch peg doll for £1, and making a shrinkle key ring for £1.

Suitable for

  • 0-4
  • 11-13


Adults £5, accompanied kids are free!



Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

Virtual Victorians


Welcome to the home of the Virtual Victorians. Here you can take a look at a typical week in our lives and ask us questions.
In the "Themes Gallery" you can see many of the things we use, and some things that we would like to be able to afford to use! You can even play with some of the children's favourite toys!
You can find out more about our legacy to you, send something they are calling an 'eCard', whatever that is, and if you like news you can work on a Victorian Newspaper.

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life
Beck's Square
EX16 6PJ








01884 230878

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