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The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • All Ages
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Get to grips with Devon’s rich history and global connections - for free - with interactive exhibitions at The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery.

There’s plenty to explore, starting with a firm favourite: their collection of specimens in the Case History gallery. Here kids can be blown away by life-sized examples of an African bull elephant, a huge suspended whale and Gerald the giraffe.

As well as exhibitions families are invited to get involved in a variety of courses, including origami workshops. The museum is based in the heart of the Exeter and would be an obvious option for rainy days.

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Opening hours

Tuesday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00

Closed Mondays and Bank Holidays. 

Last Entry

5 minutes before closing time. 


Free entry, sometimes charges for special exhibitions and activities.

Travel & Contact Information


Queen Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3RX, England

Phone number

01392 265858



Click here to visit The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery's website.


Follow signs to the city centre.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Use city centre parking: Guildhall Shopping Centre, Harlequins Shopping Centre and Mary Arches car parks are nearby. Two bookable blue badge parking bays are available: call 01392 265960.

Yes, there are toilets, accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

There are 4 toilets on each floor, 50m from the entrance.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Yes, The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Large print captions in most galleries. Hearing loops in lecture and meeting rooms. Free wifi and online videos with British Sign Language, audio and subtitles.

Yes, The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery have stated they are pushchair friendly.

Assistance dogs are welcome.

Additional Info

Additional information

Public Transport

Central Station is 100 meters away on Queen Street. St David’s Station is a 15 minute walk or short bus or taxi ride away. Most city buses stop in the High Street or Queen Street. The main bus station is on Paris Street, 300m away.

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