Tiverton Museum of Mid Devon Life

Becks Square, Tiverton, Devon, EX16 6PJ

Tel: 01884 256295

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Tiverton Museum is an award-winning, family friendly local museum telling the history of Tiverton and Mid Devon. Explore the large collections from laundry to lace making, bicycles to brewing and carts to costume. One of the most popular objects is the ‘Tivvy Bumper’ GWR steam engine – stand on the footplate and hear the sounds of the engine at full steam. Families are well catered for with explorer backpacks, gallery activities and quizzes all available. The museum runs a programme of special events and exhibitions throughout the year.

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Guide Prices

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult standard admission£6.00 per ticket

Accompanied children, 16 years and under, go FREE.


Public Transport Directions

We are just a few minutes’ walk from the main bus station in Tiverton.  There is a short stay pay and display car park right outside our door (blue badge holders must pay but are given a one hour extension on the ticket's expiry time)., We are only a few minutes from the long stay multi storey car park.



  • Accessible to Wheelchair Users
  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - Wheelchair available to borrow
  • Assistance Dogs
  • Facilities for Disabled Visitors
  • Facilities for Hearing Impaired Visitors - T loop available on reception
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors

Attraction Facilities

  • Shop

Establishment Features

  • Toilets - With baby change

Opening Times

Season (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
Tuesday - Saturday10:00 - 16:00

* Please check our website for opening hours

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