The museum is open!
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic we were closed for 5 months. We’ve launched an emergency appeal as we’re dependent on our admission income and have limited cash reserves. You can donate by clicking here.
We recommend pre-booking. Please see our Visitor Information page for our new opening times and booking information.

Useful Links

There is lots to see and do in and around Tiverton. For further information please download the Tiverton where to go and what to do leaflet and see links below.

The Cullompton and Culm Vale Cloth Project have published a local trail  which is presented in two parts. The first part takes in the wider area including Topsham, Exeter, Wellington, Tiverton and Crediton. The second part is a walking trail around Cullompton town centre. In addition there is a children’s quiz which follows the places in the Cullompton Town Centre trail.

Links

  • Bampton Heritage and Visitor Centre
    Located within St Michael’s and All Angels Church, the Heritage and Visitor Centre houses local artefacts and history. They have specially trained volunteers who can help you trace your family history and also run Guided Town Trails
  • Knightshayes Court
    Knightshayes Court is the local National Trust property rebuilt by Sir John Heathcoat Amory the grandson of John Heathcoat, creator of the mechanised bobbin lace making machine, and owner of the lace factory in Tiverton.
  • Dulverton Heritage Centre
    The Guildhall Heritage and Arts Centre is situated behind the Exmoor National Park Centre/ Dulverton Library. Open seven days a week from Early April to the end of October, with free admission.
  • Coldharbour Mill
    A 200 year old spinning mill set in the tranquil Devon village of Uffculme. Built by Thomas Fox to spin woollen and later worsted yarns in 1799, Coldharbour Mill is a rare example of surviving Georgian architecture, industry and enterprise.
  • Tiverton Castle
    Originally built in 1106 by order of Henry I, and later rebuilt and much enlarged in the 13th and 14th centuries, it was once home of the powerful medieval Earls of Devon and of a Plantagenet Princess.
  • Devon Museums
    The website to visit to discover how many museums there are throughout Devon, as well as all of the latest news and events.
  • Tiverton Canal Co.
    Home to the last Horse-Drawn Barge in the West Country. Located in mid Devon on the banks of the Grand Western Canal, Tiverton Canal Co is a unique Canal Park Tourist Attraction that offers an enjoyable family day out for anyone that loves Boats, Horses, Wildlife and Water.
  • Blackdown Archives
    The Blackdown Archives website is a project managed by the Hemyock History and Archives Association, and is full of local historical phtographs and archives.
  • Grand Western Canal
    The Grand Western Canal Country Park and Local Nature Reserve meanders through beautiful mid-Devon countryside and quiet villages between Tiverton and Lowdwells (near the Somerset border).
  • Mid Devon Show
    The Mid Devon Show takes place on Saturday 25th July 2020.
  • Silverton Local History Society
    Situated in mid-Devon, between the rivers Exe and Culm is the Parish of Silverton. On a hill about eight miles north of Exeter the village of the same name is thought to be one of the oldest in the country, dating from the first years of the Saxon occupation.