Events and Exhibitions at Tiverton Museum in 2016

Exhibitions are open during normal museum opening hours: 
Monday to Friday 10.30am - 4.30pm                 Saturday 10am - 4pm.

Unless otherwise stated, admission charges for the exhibitions only are: Adults £1.00

Check out our current  Summer What's On leaflet

All events

All Aboard! Launch

02 July 2016

Join us for the launch on 2nd July 2016, 10.30-11.30 at the museum.

Celebrate the start of the trail with free entry to the museum, and be among the first to complete the trail.

Time: 10.30


Tivvy Textiles family day

13 August 2016

Linking in with the Heathcoat 200 anniversary, disover how textiles have been made in Tiverton through the ages. From iron Age spinning through the Tudor days of the wool trade, to the arrival of Heathcoat’s lace machines and through to the modern day. Lots of hands-on activities, crafts and object handling.

Museum admission applies, and charges apply for some activities.


Transport themed family day

03 September 2016

Linking in with the Tivvy Bumper Sculpture Trail there will be lots of activities on offer: crafts, object handling, trails and making paper boats. Museum admission applies, and charges apply for some activities.


Coach trip to Bradford on Avon

15 September 2016

Join us for a visit to beautiful Bradford on Avon with a leisurely afternoon Canal Boat Trip and Tea, to Widbrook & Avoncliff taking in the Avoncliff Aqueduct and east & west countryside views of Bradford on Avon. Only £30p/p. Please contact the museum for details. 


Vintage bus trip up the Exe Valley

08 October 2016

Vintage bus trip up the Exe Valley railway line led by railway historian Amyas Crump.

Details to follow, this is sure to be popular so register your interest early!


Vintage railway films

20 October 2016

Cine Star Film Archive showing archive railway films at the museum. 20th October. Details to follow, booking will be essential.


All Aboard! Sculpture Trail

30 October 2016

Follow the Trail map and find all 21 sculptures in the shape of the Tivvy Bumper steam engine. Each sculpture has been individually decorated by local artists and community groups.

Families (and grownups!) are invited to complete the passport page or the trail map and collect stamps from some of the host locations.

Pick up your trail map from Tiverton Museum (where related merchandise will also be on sale).