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The West Country Tommies are here!

Come and see what a soldier would wear, eat, carry in 1914. How heavy is his rifle and what are his rations? What is life like in a trench? Get your questions answered by these enthusiasts on the 22nd!

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When you visit, scan the QR codes relating to artifacts around the museum. Each code will take you to written information and videos about the object it relates to, allowing you to listen to information read aloud and magnify the text for easier reading.

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…and it’s 150 years since the railway opened! We shall be celebrating with a series of events. See below.

3rd August 7pm: Don’t go into the Cellar brings us ‘Terror on the Tracks‘, devised for Ilfracombe Museum Railway Anniversary exhibition.

Journey back to the days of steam, where untold menace could be found lurking in the tunnels, set to leap out of the darkness to ensnare the unwary! An original stage adaptation of Charles Dickens’ “The Signal-Man” and other tales of menace and melodrama are the bill of fare to those brave enough to join us. Actor and playwright Jonathan Goodwin brings us this one-man show.

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