"A great day out in Totnes!"
Totnes Elizabethan Museum
What will you want to see? Our amazing medieval kitchen? Our resident ghost? Our spiral staircase made from a ship's mast? Or is it Totnes' illustrious son, Charles Babbage, who invented the first
mechanical computer, whatever your interest in history is the Totnes Museum is a fascinating place to spend of few hours of your time.
Have you seen our Ghost?
The are rumours that the museum might be haunted!
A recent article in the Totnes Times gave examples of experiences that people who had been to the Museum had witnessed, which include those who have been brushed
up against by our invisible cat, to the rather imposing, well dressed spirit in the fore hall...
Are you brave enough to step over the threshold?
21st March – 30th September 2016
Monday - Friday 10.00 - 16.00
Last Admission - 15.00
Adults - £3
Children (5 - 15) - £1.50
Over 60s - £2.50
Family (2 adults, 2 children) - £8
Coach parties and School Bookings very welcome by prior arrangement
Friends of The Totnes Museum
Become a friend of the Totnes Museum. The Museum is a charity and can only run by the support of its Volunteers and Friends. If you would like to become a friend of the Museum you can find out
Visiting school groups are particularly welcome at the Totnes Elizabethan House Museum. We can provide a volunteer to act as your guide to show the children around our museum. If you are a teacher
and would like to organise a school visit please click the button for more details.
Tracing your family tree? Wanting to find out more about an ancient house? The Totnes Archives are a fascinating place to investigate the History of Totnes, come and have a leaf through our great
reference libraries and ancient documents.
Rate us on Trip Advisor
The Totnes Museum relies on visitor numbers to generate the income it needs for the upkeep of the museum. If you have enjoyed you visit please take the time to review us on Trip Advisor to help
persuade others to visit too. Click here to review us!
Visit our Herb Garden
To the rear of the museum, we grow our own Elizabethan Herbs; parsley, sage, rosemary and thyme amongst others. Why not pick up one of our recipe leaflets with a sprig or two, and try our medieval
recipes in your own kitchen!
News from the Totnes Museum
Catch up with our latest news, we regularly host interesting talks and put on events at the Museum.
We have just obtained some new records for the Archives...