Public transport: there is a bus stop opposite us on Wilder Rd, with connections to Barnstaple railway station

By car: once in Ilfracombe take Wilder Rd and follow signs for the harbour . Pass the Dilkhusa hotel on your right, and we are next on the left in Runnymede Gardens.

On foot: we are an 8 minute walk from Ilfracombe harbour, next door to the Landmark theatre, on Wilder road.

Parking: there is a pay and display car park outside the museum, maximum stay 3 hours. For all day parking visit the car parks on Ropery Road or Ilfracombe pier.


The museum is ground floor only and is accessible to wheelchairs. It has ramped access. Please note that our toilet is not wheelchair accessible.

Guide dogs and assistance dogs are permitted.

We have free audio guides available at reception, currently they cover two galleries and will be extended.

Seating is available in some of our galleries.