Ilfracombe Museum Barnstaple
Ilfracombe Museum Barnstaple
  • Wilder Road, Ilfracombe, North Devon
    EX34 8AF

Opening Times\rApril - Ocober: Daily - 10am - 5pm\rNovember - March: Tues - Fri - 10am - 1pm\r\rDelve into the treasure trove that is Ilfracombe Museum.\r \rFormerly the laundry of the magnificent Ilfracombe Hotel that was once on the site where the Landmark Theatre now stands, Ilfracombe Museum is overflowing with curiosities and memorabilia, this historic building houses unimaginable finds from a shrunken head to pickled bats. First opened in August 1932, the original curator was Mervyn G Palmer who started it all following his explorations in South America collecting butterflies for the British Museum. \r\rThe whole family will be intrigued by the variety of displays. Peer into drawers and peek into cupboards; wander through the rooms and uncover the Museum√Ęs hidden treasures.

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