Proud to be Family Friendly

  Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life and Tiverton's Tourist Information Centre Welcomes You!

  Explore the museum’s large, outstanding collections and trace the fascinating history of Mid Devon. The displays include the ‘Tivvy Bumper’ GWR steam engine, local industries (particularly lace making), farm waggons and the history of agriculture, and the every day home life of Mid Devon folk.

The museum is family friendly and offers a warm welcome to everyone. There is a lively temporary exhibition programme – please look at the events page for further details.

For the museum opening hours please click here.

Please note that the museum is closed from Christmas throughout January and re-opens again on Monday 5th February.

The tourist information service is open from Tuesday 2nd January 2018. 

For the Tourist Information Service opening hours please click here.


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Children accompanied by a paying adult are FREE! 

 Visitors’ comments include:

First class, 10 out of 10 and gold star! (May 2017)

The best museum we have ever visited; exceptional (2016)

Wonderful! Has got the 'wow' factor (2016)

As always, the children loved the [explorer] backpack and torches. (2016)

Our 2 1/2 year old thoroughly enjoyed it too (2016)

Fascinating, well worth a second visit (2017)