- Ilfracombe’s Cultural Heritage
- Natural History
- Artifacts from around the World
- Victorian Curiosities
- Model Ships and Steamers
- Ship to Shore Radio
- Gift Shop
- Brass Rubbing
- Curiouser and Curiouser
- Ilfracombe’s Most Fascinating Day Out
Ilfracombe's great value family attraction-under 16s FREE!
Open 10am - 5pm every day from 27th March 2013
Delve into the treasure trove that is Ilfracombe Museum !!
Formerly 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.
The 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’s hidden treasures. You won't be disappointed by your visit to one of North Devon's best museums!
There’s more to discover than you’d ever imagine!
Ilfracombe's great value family attraction - children under 16 FREE
Childrens quizzes, brass rubbing, great value gifts and books
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Butterfly collection, originating from South America.
Selection of skulls and bones.