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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

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

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

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

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 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

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

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

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

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

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

Old Chapel Gallery

Old Chapel Gallery, East Street, Pembridge, Herefordshire

East Street, Pembridge 127.9 miles away

Old Chapel Gallery is situated in a key position on the popular black and white tourist trail in the heart of rural North Herefordshire. Established by Yasmin Strube in 1989 in the setting of a fine Victoria Chapel, the Gallery has gone from strength... more

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery

Ceredigion Museum & Gallery, Coliseum, Aberystwyth, Ceredigion

Coliseum, Terrace Road, Aberystwyth 129.1 miles away

The Ceredigion Museum and Gallery first opened its doors in 1982 and sits inside Aberyswyth’s Coliseum building, a particularly unusual building built in 1904 as a theatre. Inside the museum and gallery, the curators have attempted to deepen... more

Westgate Museum

Westgate Museum, High Street, Winchester, Hampshire

High Street, Winchester 129.2 miles away

Westgate Museum dominates the upper end of Winchester High Street. It Was constructed in the 12th century with later additions. Displays feature Winchester´s rich history.... more

Winchester City Museum

Winchester City Museum, The Square, Winchester, Hampshire

The Square, Winchester 129.3 miles away

The City of Winchester Museum is situated in the centre of Winchester. The Museum tells the story of the city with its extensive archaeological and local history collections - how Winchester was a major Roman centre and afterwards under Alfred the... more

Maritime Museum

Maritime Museum, New North Quay, St Helier, Jersey

New North Quay, St Helier 130.1 miles away

The fortunes of Jersey have always been intricately linked with the sea that surrounds it and the Maritime Museum in St Helier explores this relationship. Through a series of exhibits which are designed to be seen, touched, heard and smelt, visitors... more

Jersey Museum and Art Gallery

Jersey Museum and Art Gallery, The Weighbridge, St Helier, Jersey

The Weighbridge, St Helier 130.1 miles away

Uncover stories of Jersey's colourful history from the Ice Age to the German Occupation as you visit the award-winning Jersey Museum and Art Gallery in St Helier. Here, heroes and villains rub shoulders with cattle and potatoes; you can learn the... more

Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson

Royal Armouries at Fort Nelson, Fort Nelson, Fareham, Hampshire

Fort Nelson, Portsdown Hill Road, Fareham 133.8 miles away

Fort Nelson was built in the 1860s, as part of a defensive chain of fortifications protecting the great naval harbour of Portsmouth in Hampshire and its Royal Dockyard from a feared French invasion. Covering nearly 19 acres and now fully restored,... more

Portsmouth City Museum

Portsmouth City Museum, Museum Road, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Museum Road, Portsmouth 134.9 miles away

City Museum & Records Office is dedicated to local history, `The Story of Portsmouth´ display room settings showing life in Portsmouth from the 17th century to the 1950s. Experience the different life-styles from the working poor to the affluent... more

D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery

D-Day Museum and Overlord Embroidery, Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth 135.2 miles away

This fascinating museum in Portsmouth focuses on the dramatic unfolding of Operation Overlord, the codename for the Normandy Landings, via the medium of embroidery. The city of Portsmouth was at the very heart of these operations and the site is home... more

Southsea Castle

Southsea Castle, Clarence Esplanade, Portsmouth, Hampshire

Clarence Esplanade, Southsea, Portsmouth 135.2 miles away

Southsea Castle, built by Henry VIII in 1544 to protect Portsmouth Harbour. Over the centuries it´s defences were strengthened and in the 19th century a tunnel was built to defend the Castle moat.... more

Shaw House

Shaw House, Church Road, Newbury, Berkshire

Church Road, Shaw, Newbury 137.8 miles away

Shaw House was built in 1581 by Newbury clothier Thomas Dolman. This fine Elizabethan building has enjoyed a colourful past from a Duke’s country retreat to a school. It was recently restored through a £6million project and the stories and characters... more

Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection

Cotswold Motoring Museum & Toy Collection, The Old Mill, Bourton-on-the-Water, Gloucestershire

The Old Mill, Bourton-on-the-Water 139.6 miles away

Sitting in possibly one of the prettiest villages in England – Bourton-on-the-Water – The Cotswold Motoring Museum and Toy Collection is stuffed to the gills with every conceivable type of car both life-size and toy-size. Wander through the museum’s... more

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm

Acton Scott Historic Working Farm, Wenlock Lodge, Church Stretton, Shropshire

Wenlock Lodge, Acton Scott, Church Stretton 147.4 miles away

Open from the end of March to the beginning of November, Acton Scott Historic Working Farm in Shropshire was created in a bid to keep alive the farming practices of the 19th century. Learn how the farming day unfolded, around the farmyard (you’ll... more

Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens

Fishbourne Roman Palace & Gardens, Salthill Road, Chichester, West Sussex

Salthill Road, Fishbourne, Chichester 147.8 miles away

Fishbourne Roman Palace and Gardens in West Sussex is the largest Roman home in Britain, a lavish residence fit for royalty. Sign up for a guided tour and let the experts talk you through this fascinating historic site, unearthed as recently as 1960.... more

The Novium

The Novium, Tower Street, Chichester, West Sussex

Tower Street, Chichester 149.1 miles away

A replacement for the defunct Chichester District Museum, the Novium opened in summer 2012 and its collections span the illustrious history of the city from prehistoric periods onwards. The building is purpose-built to allow you to see the remains of... more

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