Events and Exhibitions at Tiverton Museum in 2019

Exhibitions are open during normal museum opening hours: 
Monday to Friday 10.30am - 4.30pm                 Saturday 10am - 3pm.

Unless otherwise stated, admission charges for the exhibitions only are: Adults £1.00

Please click here to download our current What's On leaflet.

All events

Terrific Tuesdays - World War Two Day

27 August 2019

We are marking the 80th anniversary of the outbreak of the time. See an American Jeep, and find out about the GI camp, rations and WW2 food with a chance to taste some recipes. Follow the trail to explore our WW2 collection and make a poppy to remember those who fell during the war.
Children must be accompanied. Drop-in event. 
Free (normal admission applies)
Activities timetabled between 11.00 - 3.00

Time: 11.00


Around the World

31 August 2019

Visit Tiverton Museum's new temporary exhibition and explore Mid Devon's international links over the centuries.

The exhibition is family friendly. Entry as part of normal admission. Runs until 31 August. 


Monthly Print Club at Tiverton Museum

06 September 2019

Monthly print club for artists and anyone who wants to get creative. We're a very supportive group and try out a range of printmaking techniques. Get in touch with or go to the website

Sessions run 10:00-1:00 or 1:30-4:30


Deeds or Words? Talk by Julia Neville

18 September 2019

Deeds or Words? Devon Suffrage Activists and the growth of militancy in the Votes for Women campaign.
Dr Julia Neville was part of the Devon History Society Devon Suffrage Activits project in 2017-18, looking at the distinctive nature of the movement in Devon. In this talk she reflects on what happened after the failure of the Conciliation Committee in 1911 and how the movement in Devon split over the issue of militancy.


£6 (£5 members)
Book online at or at museum.


Fragments of Time; A Collection of Prints

01 October 2019

Artists attending the print club based at Tiverton Museum are pleased to be able to show a range of prints that explore the museum collections. 
Printmaking is often a process of changing and adapting our visula world, creating abstracts and fragmentations. For this exhibition members of the print club have taken the museum collection and explore a range of ideas including societal change, weights and balances, domestic memories and changes in farming. 

Friday 6th September to Tuesday 1st October. 
Free admission.


Photographic Club's Annual Exhibition

05 October 2019

Heathcoat and Tiverton Photographic Club's Annual Exhibition

Free admission

Saturday 5th October to Friday 1st November


Terrific Tuesdays - Autumn Crafts

22 October 2019



Join us for autumn crafts during the October half-term.

Suitable for children aged 4-11.
Children must be accompanied.

10.30 - 12.30 or 1.30 - 3.30
£3 (£2.50 for members) 
Normal admission applies

Book online at Eventbrite or at museum.


Terrible Tiverton Walk

31 October 2019

A gruesome walk through the terrible history concelaed in Tiverton's streets. Not aimed at children (older children welcome at an adult's discretions) - this may be unnerving for some!

5.30 - 7pm
Meet at the Museum

Book online at Eventbrite or at the museum



08 November 2019

In this illustrated talk Amyas Crump explores Odette, known to many as a wartime heroine, as a local mother of three young girls, her love of the Blackdown Hills and life away from wartime France. 

There will also be a small display of memoribilia and some copies of the latest book on Odette available.


Book online at or at the museum.