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Tiverton Museum Temporary Closure Emergency Appeal

Tiverton Museum Temporary Closure Emergency Appeal

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life is temporarily closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. We have cancelled all programmed events for April and May.   We are an independent charity dependent upon the income from admission, events and other...

CCTV upgrade at Tiverton Museum

CCTV upgrade at Tiverton Museum

Tiverton Museum is celebrating as the museum’s CCTV system has been upgraded thanks to grants from Devon County Council’s Invest in Devon fund, Cllr Colthorpe’s Locality Budget and the Norman Family Charitable Trust. The museum has worked closely with local firm, Five...

Tiverton Museum Thanks Two Super Volunteers

Tiverton Museum Thanks Two Super Volunteers

Staff and volunteers at Tiverton Museum held a special tea party recently to thank two long standing volunteers who are retiring from their roles. Eileen Voce has volunteered at the museum for over fifty years, and Bert Demellweek volunteered for over seventeen years....

Treasure at Tiverton Museum

Treasure at Tiverton Museum

Tiverton Museum has recently acquired two silver finger rings which were found separately in Burlescombe by people metal detecting. Both of these rings came to the museum after being classed as treasure through the Treasure Act. One ring is a fragment of a medieval...

Tiverton Museum Earns 2019 TripAdviser Certificate of Excellence

Tiverton Museum Earns 2019 TripAdviser Certificate of Excellence

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life today announced that it has received a TripAdviser Certificate of Excellence. Now in its ninth year, the achievement celebrates businesses that are consistently excellent – having earned great traveller reviews on TripAdvisor over the...

Tiverton Museum acquires rare PoW photographs

Tiverton Museum acquires rare PoW photographs

Tiverton Museum has recently acquired copies of some very rare photographs of Tiverton’s World War Two Prisoner of War Camp taken in 1947. They were acquired from the family of Fritz Wieser, who was originally from near Essen in Germany. Following the war, Fritz moved...

Museum unveils new look

Museum unveils new look

Tiverton Museum has a new look with a new logo with a ‘T’ made up of different objects on display in the museum. Pippa Griffith, Museum Director, says ‘We love our new logo and branding which was devised by a South West graphic designer, Matt Hollands. We have...

Museum Without Walls project

Museum Without Walls project

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life is delighted to have installed two small displays around Mid Devon. There is a pop up display featuring old photographs of Cullompton currently in the Hayridge Centre and which will be there over the summer holidays. There is also a...

Nominate us for the Family Friendly Museum Award!

Nominate us for the Family Friendly Museum Award!

Nominations are now open for the Kids in Museums Family Friendly Museum Award 2019. Charity Kids in Museums awards the prize annually to one museum, gallery, historic home or heritage site in the UK that goes the extra mile to provide a great experience for families....

Tiverton Museum looking for new Trustees

Tiverton Museum looking for new Trustees

Tiverton Museum is an award winning independent museum located in the historic centre of Tiverton. It serves communities across Mid Devon, providing a wide range of outreach activities and learning programmes. We are planning a major re-development of the Museum...

Tourist Information Service recognised again!

Tourist Information Service recognised again!

Following their success at the Visit Devon Tourism Awards back in November, where they picked up the Bronze award for Visitor Information Service of the Year for the second year running, staff at Tiverton’s Tourist Information Service were delighted to be put forward...