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Museums & Art Galleries Tavistock

Museums and Art Galleries in or near Tavistock, such as Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery and Devon Guild of Craftsmen are listed below.

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon

Drake Circus, Plymouth 12.1 miles away

From archaeology, conservation and decorative art to maritime and city heritage and natural history, this museum is stuffed with treasures and finds donated by the good people of Plymouth since the end of the nineteenth century. Part of the permanent... more

Devon Guild of Craftsmen

Devon Guild of Craftsmen, Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey, Devon

Riverside Mill, Bovey Tracey 20.9 miles away

Sick of cookie cutter presents and fancy a bit of originality? Get thee to the Devon Guild of Craftsmen, the south west’s biggest contemporary craft centre which houses everything from metalwork, textiles and sculptures to photography and jewellery.... more

Torquay Museum

Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, Devon

529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay 28.2 miles away

Ranked among the finest in South West England, Torquay Museum is a journey of discovery for everyone. The new interactive Explorers Gallery takes you on a journey around the world to discover cultures, objects and artifacts from the past and present.... more

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery, Queen Street, Exeter, Devon

Queen Street, Exeter 29.6 miles away

Brimming with wondrous exhibits, the Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery is a must-see attraction in Devon made for the most imaginative minds. From archaeology to zoology, this fine building holds outstanding collections of local and national... more

Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre

Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre, Charlestown, St Austell, Cornwall

Charlestown, St Austell 30.8 miles away

The Charlestown Shipwreck & Heritage Centre is a Cornwall museum that boasts an extensive range of seafaring-related artefacts, treasures and memorabilia for those interested in the maritime history of Cornwall and Britain. The seaside town of... more

The Burton Art Gallery & Museum

The Burton Art Gallery & Museum, Kingsley Road, Bideford, Devon

Kingsley Road, Bideford 32.7 miles away

The Burton Art Gallery & Museum was originally opened by local businessman Thomas Burton and his friend, artist Hubert Coop in 1951, in memory of Burton´s daughter Mary. After major refurbishment in 1994, the building now has three exhibition areas,... more

Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon

Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon, The Square, Barnstaple, Devon

The Square, Barnstaple 36.8 miles away

The Museum of Barnstaple & North Devon: The Museum tells the story of North Devon, and its historic centre Barnstaple, the wildlife, history and culture from prehistoric times to the present day. Discover river life in the Tarka Gallery, and 'swim'... more

Bicton Park Museum

Bicton Park Museum, Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, Exeter, Devon

Bicton Park Botanical Gardens, East Budleigh, Budleigh Salterton, Exeter 37.4 miles away

The lovely thing about Bicton Botanical Gardens is that you’ll find something to interest you even when it rains. Pop into the Countryside Museum for a nostalgic look at rural life in bygone days. The exhibition hall features traction engines,... more

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum

Coldharbour Mill Working Wool Museum, Coldharbour Mill, Cullompton, Devon

Coldharbour Mill, Uffculme, Cullompton 43.2 miles away

The 200 year old waterside mill houses working spinning and weaving machines, and steam engines restored to their former glory. Picnic areas and gardens.... more

Royal Cornwall Museum

Royal Cornwall Museum, River Street, Truro, Cornwall

River Street, Truro 44.5 miles away

The Royal Cornwall Museum is located in the heart of the beautiful cathedral city of Truro, and the permanent collection covers a wide range from Cornish History and minerals through to an Egyptian room, with a genuine Egyptian mummy. There is a... more

National Maritime Museum Cornwall

National Maritime Museum Cornwall, Discovery Quay, Falmouth, Cornwall

Discovery Quay, Falmouth 48.7 miles away

If you have ever pondered how to stay alive for weeks on end marooned at sea (answer: drink turtle blood) or what lighthouse keepers do when they are not alerting ships to imminent danger, take a trip to the National Maritime Museum in Falmouth,... more

The Museum of Somerset

The Museum of Somerset, Taunton Castle, Taunton, Somerset

Taunton Castle, Castle Green, Taunton 56.0 miles away

Somerset is perhaps best known for the mysterious Stonehenge but there is so much more to discover about this bucolic county. The Museum of Somerset in Taunton narrates the area’s rich and fascinating history from prehistoric times to the 21st... more


Flambards, Culdrose Manor, Helston, Cornwall

Culdrose Manor, Helston 58.1 miles away

A fantastic day out for the whole family! Flambards is the West Country’s leading family attraction and appeals to all ages and interests. Ride the UK’s only twisting drop tower ride ‘The Skyraker001’ and prepare for thrills and excitement as you... more

Tate St Ives

Tate St Ives, Porthmeor Beach, St Ives, Cornwall

Porthmeor Beach, St Ives 63.0 miles away

Maybe it’s the Tate St Ives’ location looking out across a sunny Cornwall bay but there’s something wonderfully unhurried and relaxing about a wander around this stunning collection of galleries in south west England. The calming effect starts with... more

Penlee House Gallery & Museum

Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penlee Park, Penzance, Cornwall

Penlee Park, Morrab Road, Penzance 68.1 miles away

Penlee House Gallery & Museum, Penzance, is an elegant gallery set within a Victorian house and park. Best known for its permanent collection of paintings by artists of the ´Newlyn School´ and Lamorna Group. There are regular changing exhibitions... more

The National Waterfront Museum

The National Waterfront Museum, Oystermouth Road, Swansea

Oystermouth Road, Maritime Quarter, Swansea 74.3 miles away

A whopping £35m was pumped into Swansea’s National Waterfront Museum, which is housed in a grade II listed warehouse linked to an ultra-modern slate and glass building in the maritime quarter of the city. This created a great space to explore the... more

The Lloyd Gill Gallery

The Lloyd Gill Gallery, Lee House, Weston-super-Mare, Somerset

Lee House, 13 Beaconsfield Road, Weston-super-Mare 75.2 miles away

Established in August 2007. The Lloyd Gill Gallery has gone from strength to strength presenting and selling at a high standard, yet maintaining affordable Contemporary Fine Art. The gallery is situated in the picturesque Town of Weston-Super-Mare... more

St Fagans National History Museum

St Fagans National History Museum, Cardiff

Cardiff 75.3 miles away

St Fagans: National History Museum opened on the 7th July 1948. Since then, it has established itself as one of Europe´s foremost open-air museums, becoming Wales´ most popular heritage attraction. The Museum shows how the people of Wales lived,... more

The Teddy Bear Museum

The Teddy Bear Museum, Eastgate, Dorchester, Dorset

Eastgate, corner High East Street/Salisbury Street, Dorchester 76.1 miles away

The Teddy Bear Museum is devoted to the wonderful world of the teddy bear and traces the history of the teddy bear from its birth to the present day. The museum is set within the 'home' of Edward Bear and his extended family of people sized teddy... more

National Museum Cardiff

National Museum Cardiff, Cathays Park, Cardiff

Cathays Park, Cardiff 77.5 miles away

Set within the elegant civic centre in Cardiff, the National Museum houses the country’s archaeology, art, geology and natural history collection – and it’s all free to view. In the art galleries you’ll find work from some of the world’s most famous... more

Haynes International Motor Museum

Haynes International Motor Museum, Castle Cary Road, Sparkford, Somerset

Castle Cary Road, Sparkford 77.8 miles away

Like cars? The Haynes International Motor Museum in Sparkford, Somerset, is the UK’s largest exhibition of some of the greatest cars in the world and features 400 mint condition motors and bikes from across the 20th century. From sparkling Rollers... more

The Tank Museum

The Tank Museum, Bovington, Wareham, Dorset

Bovington, Wareham 84.2 miles away

The Tank Museum brings the history of tanks and tank crews to life, supported by the world’s best collection of armoured vehicles and action packed live displays. As you explore the Museum’s six large halls, you will come face to face with tanks that... more

The National Roman Legion Museum

The National Roman Legion Museum, High Street, Caerleon, Newport

High Street, Caerleon 90.1 miles away

At the National Roman Legion Museum discover how almost 2000 years ago the Roman Empire dominated the civilised world - Wales was its furthest outpost. In AD 75 a fortress was founded at Caerleon and the Museum is inside what remains, and includes... more

Royal West of England Academy

Royal West of England Academy, Queen's Road, Bristol

Queen's Road, Clifton, Bristol 92.2 miles away

The Royal West of England Academy (RWA) is one of only five Royal Academies of Art in the UK. It is a registered charity which has been self-supporting for over 150 years and possesses an outstanding Grade II* listed building, galleries and permanent... more

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery

Bristol Museum & Art Gallery, Queens Road, Bristol

Queens Road, Bristol 92.3 miles away

Bristol Museum and Art Gallery houses an outstanding and diverse range of objects. There is a choice of 20 galleries over 3 floors full of spectacular collections of regional, national and international importance. Some of the treasures include... more

Big Pit National Coal Museum

Big Pit National Coal Museum, Big Pit, Pontypool, Torfaen

Big Pit, Blaenafon, Pontypool 96.1 miles away

Pop on the helmet, cap lamp, belt, battery and self-rescuer mask provided and descend 300 ft down a mineshaft at Big Pit, The National Coal Museum in Blaenafon in south east Wales. This excellent attraction at the area’s former colliery is as... more

Roman Baths

Roman Baths, Pump Room, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Pump Room, Stall Street, Bath 97.3 miles away

You really haven’t experienced Bath if you have never visited The Roman Baths. Sitting below street level it has four main features, which, to be frank, are all astonishing in that they have been so well preserved. First you have the Sacred Spring at... more

Museum of East Asian Art

Museum of East Asian Art, 12 Bennett Street, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

12 Bennett Street, Bath 97.4 miles away

The Museum of East Asian Art is situated in a restored Georgian building. The collection was founded by Brian McElney, a retired solicitor who practised in Hong Kong. This unique Museum houses a fine collection of objects from all over East Asia,... more

Fashion Museum

Fashion Museum, Assembly Rooms, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Assembly Rooms, Bennett Street, Bath 97.4 miles away

From exhibitions on the fashion designer who dressed Marilyn Monroe to a show on the frocks worn by the Supremes, fashion addicts will get their fix and more besides at the gloriously glam Fashion Museum in the Georgian Assembly Rooms in Bath. This... more

Victoria Art Gallery

Victoria Art Gallery, Bridge Street, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Bridge Street, Bath 97.4 miles away

Victoria Art Gallery, Bath and North East Somerset´s art gallery houses a substantial permanent collection. On display, in the recently refurbished Upper Gallery, are paintings by Gainsborough, Turner and Sickert, and many other leading artists from... more

Holburne Museum of Art

Holburne Museum of Art, Great Pulteney Street, Bath, Bath & Northeast Somerset

Great Pulteney Street, Bath 97.8 miles away

Holburne Museum is a beautiful building in its own grounds at the top of the most impressive street in Georgian England. It houses Bath´s most exciting display of fine and decorative art assembled around the collection of Bath resident Sir William... more

Trowbridge Museum

Trowbridge Museum, The Shires, Trowbridge, Wiltshire

The Shires, Court Street, Trowbridge 100.4 miles away

Trowbridge Museum, housed in a former woollen mill, with displays telling the fascinating story of Trowbridge Town and its people. Working looms still produce cloth, which is sold within the museum. Other displays include reconstruction of Trowbridge... more

The National Wool Museum

The National Wool Museum, Dre-Fach Felindre, Llandysul, Carmarthenshire

Dre-Fach Felindre, Llandysul 102.6 miles away

Your trip to the Tefi Valley would not be complete without a visit to The National Wool Museum, with wool being historically one of Wales's most important industries. An array of blankets, bedcovers, sock and shirts were all made here and sold not... more

La Valette Underground Military Museum

La Valette Underground Military Museum, La Valette, St Peter Port, Guernsey

La Valette, St Peter Port 103.1 miles away

La Valette German Underground Museum is an exhibition illustrating Guernsey´s military history, including WWI, the German Occupation 1940-45 and the island´s Militia. Set in air-conditioned tunnels, originally built by the German´s as a fuel storage... more

Castle Cornet

Castle Cornet, Castle Emplacement, St Peter Port, Guernsey

Castle Emplacement, St Peter Port 103.9 miles away

There’s a lot of bang for your buck at Guernsey’s Castle Cornet, what with five museums to get around plus some exploring of the castle’s turrets for wonderful views across the docks and over to the mainland. The castle is the island’s ancient... more

New Forest Museum & Visitor Centre

New Forest Museum & Visitor Centre, High Street, Lyndhurst, Hampshire

High Street, Lyndhurst 115.1 miles away

The New Forest Museum & Visitor Centre, situated in Lyndhurst, Hampshire, is the ideal location to visit for those looking to enjoy the New Forest, which has been designated one of Britain's areas of outstanding natural beauty. Adults and children... more

Alexander Keiller Museum

Alexander Keiller Museum, High Street, Avebury, Wiltshire

High Street, Avebury 117.4 miles away

If the name Keiller rings a bell with you, you might have seen it this morning at the breakfast table. Alexander Keiller came from the family famous for manufacturing marmalade (he was known as the marmalade millionaire) but the Alexander Keiller... more


Beaulieu, John Montagu Building, Beaulieu, Hampshire

John Montagu Building, Beaulieu 119.7 miles away

Set in the heart of the New Forest, Beaulieu is an award-winning day out, with one ticket granting access to an array of attractions. The motor vehicle collection in the National Motor Museum remains one of Beaulieu’s most famous attractions with... more

Museum of Army Flying

Museum of Army Flying, Middle Wallop, Stockbridge, Hampshire

Middle Wallop, Stockbridge 120.4 miles away

The Museum of Army Flying: Flying Soldiers! The heroic story of the army in the air from 19th century observation balloons to attack helicopters! The Museum is home to a national collection of military kites, World War 2 gliders, aeroplanes and... more

Buckler's Hard Village

Buckler's Hard Village, Maritime Museum, Beaulieu, Hampshire

Maritime Museum, Buckler's Hard, Beaulieu 120.9 miles away

Buckler's Hard Village is one of England´s most attractive and unusual villages. It was created in the early 18th century by the 2nd Duke of Montagu, who planned to build a free port, Montagu Town, on the banks of the Beaulieu River for the import... more

Hereford Museum & Art Gallery

Hereford Museum & Art Gallery, Broad Street, Hereford, Herefordshire

Broad Street, Hereford 121.5 miles away

To get a grasp of the local history and heritage of Hereford, a trip to Hereford Museum & Art Gallery should be your first stop. Housed in a beautiful Victorian gothic building, it’s crammed with unique artefacts and fine and decorative art that have... more

The Old House

The Old House, High Town, Hereford, Herefordshire

High Town, Hereford 121.7 miles away

The Old House, built in 1621, is an excellent example of a timber-framed building. Furnished in period style it gives an insight into daily life in Jacobean times.... more

SeaCity Museum

SeaCity Museum, Havelock Road, Southampton, Hampshire

Havelock Road, Southampton 122.8 miles away

Southampton Maritime Museum is situated on Town Quay Road. The Wool House was built as a warehouse for the medieval wool trade. It is now a museum telling the story of the Port of Southampton and the great liners that sailed from here to all parts of... more

Southampton City Art Gallery

Southampton City Art Gallery, Civic Centre, Southampton, Hampshire

Civic Centre, Commercial Road, Southampton 122.9 miles away

Southampton City Art Gallery is the most outstanding gallery in the south of England, internationally renowned for its collection of contemporary works by British artists. The collection numbers over 3500 works, and spans 600 years of European art... more

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery

The Gloucester City Museum & Art Gallery, Brunswick Road, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

Brunswick Road, Gloucester 123.3 miles away

Bring one of England’s most historical cities to life at the Gloucester City Museum and Art Gallery, a recipient of heritage lottery funding, which now boasts a new lease of life and exciting interactive visitor experience. Home to some of the most... more

Solent Sky Museum

Solent Sky Museum, Albert Road South, Southampton, Hampshire

Albert Road South, Southampton 123.3 miles away

The Solent Sky Museum depicts the history of aviation in the Solent area and Hampshire. An important area for aircraft experimental and development work for civil and military aircraft operations. The museum tells the story of 26 aircraft companies,... more

The Gloucester Folk Museum

The Gloucester Folk Museum, 99/103 Westgate Street, Gloucester, Gloucestershire

99/103 Westgate Street, Gloucester 123.4 miles away

Set over three floors of a beautiful Tudor and Jacobean timber-framed building, the Gloucester City and Folk Museum will draw you into some of England’s most fascinating periods of history. Wind your way through this atmospheric space and admire the... more

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway, Kemble Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire

Kemble Drive, Swindon 124.8 miles away

STEAM - Museum of the Great Western Railway is located in a beautifully restored railway building where seven generations of men and women built the great locomotives. STEAM tells the story of the men and women who built, operated and travelled on... more

Corinium Museum

Corinium Museum, Park Street, Cirencester, Gloucestershire

Park Street, Cirencester 125.1 miles away

Discover the treasures of the Cotswolds at the award-winning Corinium Museum. Cirencester was Roman Britain second largest city and at Corinium Museum you can experience life as a Roman; marvel at the stunning mosaics, enjoy the sights and smells of... more

Hamptonne Country Life Museum

Hamptonne Country Life Museum, La Rue de la Patente, St Lawrence, Jersey

La Rue de la Patente, St Lawrence 127.2 miles away

Hamptonne Country Life Museum in St Lawrence allows you to discover six centuries of Jersey’s rural history, brought to life by Goodwyf and other living history characters. The house and farm date back to the 15th century and visitors learn all about... more

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