Visitor Information

Opening times 2020

MUSEUM CLOSED FROM 17  MARCH UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE DUE TO GOVT GUIDELINES ON THE COVID 19 OUTBREAK

  • Thurs 2nd Jan – Fri 27th March – Tuesday to Friday 10am – 1pm
  • Sat 28th March – Sat 31st Oct – Mon to Sat  10am – 5pm
  • Sun 1st Nov – Weds 23rd Dec  – Tuesday to Friday 10am – 1pm

Admission charges:

  • Adults £5.00
  • Seniors/concessions £4.00
  • Annual season ticket   £7.50
  • Children under 16 free ( must be accompanied by an adult )

How to Find Us

On foot: We are a 15 minute walk from Ilfracombe harbour and a short distance from the town centre, next door to the Landmark Theatre.

Public Transport: There is a bus stop opposite the museum on Wilder Road, with connections to Barnstaple and Combe Martin.

By Car: Once in Ilfracombe follow signs for the harbour. Pass the Dilkhusa Grand Hotel on your right and we are the next turning on the left behind Runnymede Gardens.

Parking: There is a small pay and display car park outside the museum. Drop off for disabled visitors is possible at the museum entrance.

Accessibility: The museum is on one level with a ramp for wheelchair access. The only area inaccessible to wheelchairs is the toilet.

Guide dogs and assistance dogs only are permitted.

We have free audio guides covering the Maritime & Ilfracombe galleries available at reception.

Seating is available in some of our galleries.