Events and Exhibitions at Tiverton Museum in 2015

Exhibitions are open during normal museum opening hours: 
Monday to Friday 10.30am - 4.30pm                 Saturday 10am - 1.00pm.

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

Check out our current Spring What's On leaflet and the Summer What's On leaflet

All events

Stop-motion Animation Workshops

28 May 2015


Stop-motion Animation Workshops with Lucy Jackson on Thursday 28th May. 

FREE with normal admission. Help make an animated film about local people and their stories of Tiverton during the First World War. Most suitable for over 7's but younger helpers are welcome. Children need to bring an adult who would like to join in with the fun!


Object handling session 28th May

28 May 2015

Handling session: handle interesting objects in the galleries Thursday 28th May. 

11:00-1:00 & 2:00-4:00, just turn up and explore! FREE with normal admission.


Story Tour Around Tiverton Museum

06 June 2015

Join us as we move around the museum on a tour with a difference! We will read stories in the galleries to celebrate Tiverton Literary Festival.

Aimed at the under sevens, but all welcome! FREE (no admission fee for the tour only)

Time: 12:00


Coach trip to Mottisfont House & Gardens (NT).

17 June 2015

Coach trip to Mottisfont House & Gardens (NT). 17th June. Price NT members £15 p/p coach only, non members £24 p/p (entrance & coach).


Talk on 'The Life and Times of Loco 1442'

25 June 2015

'The Life and Times of Loco 1442' talk on Thursday 25th June

Repeated due to popular demand!

Railway historian Amyas Crump will be marking the 80th Birthday of the Tivvy Bumper with an illustrated talk examining where Loco 1442 worked, focusing on the local lines around the Exe Valley and the Culm Valley.

Doors open 7pm, talk starts at 7:30 at the Museum. Tickets £4.50, including light refreshments.

Photograph showing arrival of the Tivvy Bumper steam engine arriving at the museum in 1978

Time: 19:30


Beards Bonnets and Bicycles

27 June 2015

A temporary exhibition featuring original photographic portraits from the museum's collection. This is a light hearted exhibition which invites you to look closely at the fashions, hairstyles and beards sported in these photographs. Family friendly with dressing up corner. 

On until 27th June. Entry is just £1, and accompanied kids go FREE! (For visitors with a full admission ticket entry to this exhibition is free).

Poster advertising temporary exhibition Beards, Bonnets and Bicycles; photographic portraits. On until 27th June, admission £1.


Tiverton & Heathcoat Photographic Club exhibition

31 July 2015

Tiverton & Heathcoat Photographic Club present their annual print and digital image exhibition.
4-31 July at Tiverton Museum. Free entry.
Image of old camera