Brixham Heritage Museum

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The Old Police Station, New Road, Brixham, Devon
TQ5 8LZ.
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01803 856267Please click here
Brixham Heritage Museum


                                    
         
Brixham Heritage Museum, The Old Police Station, New Road,

Step into the past: history of the fishing port of Brixham, 19thC ships' instruments and tools, models, memorabilia, social history, costume and lace, also local regalia, transport room settings and audio displays and local archaeology.
The Brixham Heritage Museum and History Society was founded in 1958 for the purpose of recording, saving and displaying the heritage of the historic town and fishing port.
The spacious Maritime Gallery celebrates Brixham's illustrious seafaring past, and includes displays of shipwrights' tools, sailmaking navigation aids and models of famous local fishing vessels.
There are imaginative and nostalgic reconstructions of Victorian life, a display of churches in Brixham and a military display about the Napoleonic Wars. Brixham's more recent wartime experiences are recorded in a display devoted to the two World Wars. Other displays include an archaeological glimpse into the Yarde Buller family, working scale model of Brixham railway station in 1947 and a computer slide show of Brixham in past times.
Free activity sheets for children
Virtual Tour of 1st Floor available


Opening Times:

April to October:
Monday - Friday 10.00am - 5.00pm Saturday 10.00am - 1.00pm.

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