Topsham Museum

25 The Strand, Topsham, DEVON, EX3 0AX

Tel: 01392 873244

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Topsham Museum


The museum which is fully registered with the Museums and Galleries Commission, features the history of the town and port of Topsham including shipbuilding and ship owning, and the wildlife of the Exe Estuary. It incorporates a late 17thC house furnished in period.

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  • Certificate of Excellence 2018

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Recent Reviews:

  • ALittleBirdSaid
    Bristol, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    A gem in Topsham
    5 of 5 stars
    Sunday, 2nd September 2018
    I adore this little museum. Full of interesting exhibits. Delightful ladies that run it. The garden is wonderful, a peaceful retreat to enjoy a coffee or one of their Real homemade english cream... Read full review
  • Dave G
    Newton Abbot, United Kingdom
    Trip Type:
    Friends getaway
    very pleasant location aside the EXE
    5 of 5 stars
    Thursday, 13th September 2018
    very pleasant and lovely tea garden. Excellent Museum with many interesting items throughout. Boat shaped as a signet although the main boat the 'Swan' traveled along the EXE and actually had a... Read full review
  • jauntyjim
    Dundee Underground
    3 of 5 stars
    Tuesday, 18th September 2018
    Took part in one of the tours available that explore Dundee *s past .This tour took us underground into recently rediscovered vaults the tour guides Louise and Stewart take you back centuries with... Read full review


Road Directions

M5 junction 30, take A376 towards Exmouth. Turn right to Topsham by George & Dragon Inn. Go over level crossing and turn left immediately to the quay.

Public Transport Directions

Nearest station is Topsham station. Follow brown tourism signs to the quay and then turn left into strand.



  • All Areas Accessible to Disabled Visitors - except 17th century house
  • Guide Dogs Permitted
  • Ramp/Level Access
  • Toilets for Disabled Visitors


  • On-Site café/restaurant - Home-made teas served 1430-1630 (in the garden during summer).
  • Picnic Site

Establishment Features

  • Toilets

Event Facilities

  • Free Entry

Key Features

  • In town/city centre
  • Max group size - 15
  • No Smoking Attraction

Payment Methods

  • Blue Badge Guides admitted free
  • TIC Staff Admitted Free

Specialist Features

  • Marketed towards families
  • Marketed towards senior citizens
  • Marketed towards student/youth

Tours and Demonstrations

  • Educational Visits Accepted
  • Guided Tours Available for Groups

Venue Facilities

  • Groups Accepted

Opening Times

Topsham Museum (1 Apr 2019 - 31 Oct 2019)
Monday14:00 - 17:00*
Wednesday - Thursday14:00 - 17:00*
Saturday - Sunday14:00 - 17:00*

* Also open Tuesdays in August

Dates and times marked with a '*' are provisional and may be subject to change

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