Opening times

Mon – Saturday 10am – 5pm

Sunday 11am – 3pm


Admission charges from 1st Jan 2022 :

  • Adults £5.00
  • Seniors ( over 65 )/concessions £4.00
  • Annual season ticket/Supporters ticket    from £10.00 a year
  • 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.

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