Due to the latest COVID-19 restrictions the museum is closed.
We hope to re-open when the lockdown is lifted on Thursday 3rd December. Follow us on social media or check back for updates.
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.

Pippa Griffith

We’re recruiting: Learning and Participation Consultancy

We’re recruiting: Learning and Participation Consultancy

We are seeking a freelance consultant to undertake the following work for a maximum fee of £9,000 including VAT and all expenses: We are seeking to commission a thoroughgoing review of our learning offer with the aim of creating a high-quality, financially sustainable...

Tiverton Museum Awarded Culture Recovery Fund Grant

Tiverton Museum Awarded Culture Recovery Fund Grant

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life has been awarded £64,000 as part of the Government’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund (CRF) to help face the challenges of the coronavirus pandemic and to ensure they have a sustainable future, the Culture Secretary has announced...

We’ve re-opened thanks to National Lottery support

We’ve re-opened thanks to National Lottery support

Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life has received £39,900 from The National Lottery Heritage Fund to enable the museum to safely re-open to visitors. Since the Covid-19 pandemic and lockdown began we've been closed to the public. The museum is an independent charity and...

Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search – find Wally in Tiverton Museum!

Where’s Wally? Spooky Museum Search – find Wally in Tiverton Museum!

This Halloween, Wally, the world’s favourite children’s book character – wearing a red-and-white striped shirt and black-rimmed specs – will be travelling the country, appearing in museums, including Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life. Families will be able to join the...

Tiverton Museum planning re-opening

Tiverton Museum planning re-opening

The museum and tourist information service remain temporarily closed to the public in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, we are working very hard to raise the funds needed to enable us to safely re-open to visitors. We hope to re-open later this summer, and...