Find this cultural treasure trove located in the coastal town of Ilfracombe and have a glimpse into the area's rich history, diverse art collection, and unique maritime heritage.
Ilfracombe Museum is a heritage attraction in the quintessential British seaside town of Ilfracombe, Devon
Originally established in 1954, the museum is located in a historic former public baths building located on Wilder Road, spanning two storeys and three distinctive galleries
The museum exhibits tell stories of local history and uncover the local industrial heritage; from fishing, mining, quarrying and smuggling to holiday-making and our famous tourist attractions
Inside you’ll get to explore over 130 years of Ilfracombe life, taking you through realistic scenes which include a High Street, Kitchen and Activities Room
Each display is filled with costumed figures with interesting facts and anecdotes to discover
Alongside the displays, there is also an array of interactive exhibits and activities available for children
A visit to the Ilfracombe Museum is not complete without exploring their outdoor artifacts, including a decommissioned Fire Engine and vintage ambulance
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