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Ship wrecked cloth seals on display at Tiverton Museum

Ship wrecked cloth seals on display at Tiverton Museum

Tiverton Museum has recently acquired 4 rare lead cloth seals which are now on display in the museum’s Wool Trade Gallery. They join the museum’s existing collection of 25 seals featuring a range of local merchants’ names and marks.From the late seventeenth century...

Tiverton Museum unveils future plans

Tiverton Museum unveils future plans

Tiverton Museum has been thinking about the future, as Trustees and staff agree that they want to provide an exciting, vibrant museum which inspires visitors as they explore the history and heritage of the Mid Devon area. Proposed option for new museum entrance as...

Tiverton Museum acquires rare PoW newspaper

Tiverton Museum acquires rare PoW newspaper

Staff at Tiverton Museum were intrigued to see a newspaper from Tiverton’s Prisoner of War camp come up for auction recently. The camp was located near to the site that Petroc and the High School occupy today. The weekly newspaper ‘Die Eule’ or ‘The Owl’ dates from...