20 Best Museums and Art Galleries In Bideford Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Best Museums and Art Galleries In Bideford

We've rounded up the best museums and art galleries in Bideford in our quest to discover brilliant family attractions and places to visit near you. There are 43 Bideford museums and art galleries to pick from. Find the perfect places to go with your kids and get out on your next adventure!

All the museums and art galleries we list are rated according to the ages they are suitable for, facilities and whether they are suitable for rainy days or best when the sun is shining.

Many of the places we list are historic or educational in nature and would be suitable for class trips or as ways to keep the learning up whilst having fun over the school holidays.

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Making glass at Dartington Crystal Glass in Great Torrington

Dartington Crystal Glass

  • Great Torrington
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Dartington Crystal Glass is a great place to take the kids to experience something a little different, with the chance to see award winning craftsmen...

Outside view of Braunton and District Museum

Braunton and District Museum

  • Braunton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Braunton and District Museum is housed in the Bakehouse Centre which was specially converted from a former bakehouse and two cottages. We understand...

People touring Barnstaple Heritage Centre

Barnstaple Heritage Centre

  • Barnstaple
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Barnstaple Heritage Centre offers great entertainment for the whole family, with a fantastic hands on, interactive exhibition, games and quizzes, bra...

Outside view of Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon

  • Barnstaple
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

The Museum of Barnstaple and North Devon has collections and displays that cover the natural and human history of North Devon. Highlights include the...

Boats along shore at Clovelly Village in Bideford

Clovelly Village

  • Bideford
  • Outdoor
  • Tourist Attractions

At Clovelly Village after being welcomed with an audio visual exhibit, you are free to explore the Kingsley Museum and the Fisherman's Cottage alongs...

Staff by military tank at Cobbaton Combat Collection in Umberleigh

Cobbaton Combat Collection

  • Umberleigh
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Cobbaton Combat Collection is the largest private military collection in the South West, with more than 60 combat vehicles, plus a variety of weapons...

Outside view of Mortehoe Museum in Woolacombe

Mortehoe Museum

  • Woolacombe
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Mortehoe Museum located in a Grade II listed barn at the heart of an Area of Outstanding Natural Beauty and the Heritage Coast and within the Morteho...

Street view of Museum of Dartmoor Life in Okehampton

Museum of Dartmoor Life

  • Okehampton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Dartmoor Life is a good way to explore the history of Dartmoor. How were sheep shorn on Dartmoor? What did the inside of a Bronze Age round...

Exhibition room at Museum of Witchcraft in Boscastle

Museum of Witchcraft

  • Boscastle
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Museum of Witchcraft, which can be found by the harbour in Boscastle, is amongst Cornwall's most popular museums, and houses the largest collection o...

Outside view of Tiverton Museum

Tiverton Museum

  • Tiverton
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Tiverton Museum is a family friendly museum that offers free entry to accompanied children aged 16 and under, making for an interesting (but inexpens...

Exhibit at Dartmoor Prison Museum in Princetown

Dartmoor Prison Museum

  • Princetown
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Dartmoor Prison Museum, which used to be advertised as Dartmoor Prison Heritage Centre, offers the chance to learn about one of the most famous (and...

Water mill at Dunster Water Mill

Dunster Water Mill

  • Dunster
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Dunster Water Mill is a fully restored 18th century working watermill that is considered one of the finest in the West Country. It is part of Dunster...

Outside view of Dunster Museum and Doll Collection

Dunster Museum and Doll Collection

  • Dunster
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Dunster Museum and Doll Collection Open from 12th April 2014, see more than 800 dolls from many periods, in varied costumes, a dolls house, childrens...

Outside view of Daphne du Mauriers Smugglers Museum in Launceston

Daphne du Mauriers Smugglers Museum

  • Launceston
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Probably the finest collection of smuggling artefacts in the country, featuring 'The History Of Jamaica Inn' an educational and historical theatre sh...

Trees at Exeter Sculpture Walk

Exeter Sculpture Walk

  • Exeter
  • Outdoor
  • Parks and Playgrounds

Exeter Sculpture Walk can be found Streatham Campus at the University of Exeter, commonly considered the most beautiful campus in England. The campus...

Man holding antiques at Bill Douglas Centre - History of Cinema in Exeter

Bill Douglas Centre - History of Cinema

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Bill Douglas Centre (History of Cinema) is a public museum and an academic research centre that contains one of the largest collections of prints, bo...

Outside view of Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust in Tavistock

Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust

  • Tavistock
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Morwellham Quay and Tamar Valley Trust is an award winning museum attraction that forms part of a World Heritage site. Features include a historic vi...

Outside view of The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery in Exetor

The Royal Albert Memorial Museum & Art Gallery

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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

Dining room at St Nicholas Priory in Exeter

St Nicholas Priory

  • Exeter
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

St Nicholas Priory, now richly furnished as an Elizabethan town house, is the 900 year old guest wing of a former Benedictine Priory, and offers a gr...

A group of boys playing at Buckland Abbey, Photo credit National Trust/John Millar

Buckland Abbey

  • Yelverton
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Got little history buffs? At Buckland Abbey in Devon, you’ll discover over 700 years of history wrapped up in the beautiful abbey and estate packed f...

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