This historic building houses unimaginable finds – from a shrunken head to a collection of pickled bats to a recreated Victorian Kitchen.. First opened in August 1932 Ilfracombe Museum has eight rooms for you to explore, with almost 28,000 items in the collection including natural history, Victoriana, taxidermy, local history and much, much more

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There is something to fascinate everyone so why not come & explore?