Totnes Museum & Elizabethan House

Totnes Museum is Open!

We are open again whatever your interest in history, Totnes Museum is a brilliant place to come spend of few hours feeding your curiosity.


We will be open 10am to 4pm
(last entry is 3:30pm)


Admission is FREE

donations are greatly appreciated


If you have any general enquires please contact us at:


Totnes Archive

Totnes Archive is open for enquiries

Looking to do some historical research of your own? Want to know more about the history of Totnes, your home or your family? 


The Totnes Archive is a fantastic place to investigate all manner of fascinating subjects. Make the most of our great reference library, photograph collection and wide range of historic documents.


To find out more follow the link below...


Visit our Garden

Hidden away behind the Museum is our really lovely Garden. Reminiscent for herb gardens of the Elizabethan period, this is a wonderful space to take a break or step away from town’s bustle.


Tended by the wonderful volunteers from Totnes Gardens, this is a fantastic place to come and enjoy nature.


What's On

To find out about upcoming Museum news check out our What's On page. 


Recent Events


Evening Talk:


Totnes Museum & the Friends of Totnes Museum present: Tim Bryan's 'Iron, Stone and Steam - Brunel the Great Engineer'.

Friends of Totnes Museum

The Friends of Totnes Museum were set up with the primary aim to support and raise money for the Totnes Museum Trust.


Membership includes free use of Totnes Archive, special events and talks.


Membership fees go to directly supporting Totnes Museum.


If you would like to become a friend you can find out more by emailing us at:


Volunteering at Totnes Museum

Love Totnes? Enjoy heritage and history? Want experience in museums and heritage? 


Totnes Museum is a charitable trust and it could not operate without the help of our volunteers.


There is something for everyone, from working on the entry desk to engaging with our collection.


If you wish to find out more about how you can help please email us at:



We do not charge entry to the museum. 


We are reliant on your support and donations to stay open to tell the story of Totnes to future visitors.

All donations, big or small, are greatly appreciated.

Totnes Museum is run by the charity, Totnes Museum Trust whose charity number is 1191791.


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