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, the Totnes Elizabethan House & Museum is a fascinating place to spend of few hours of your time.
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.
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 more here.
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.
There are rumours that the museum might be haunted!
An 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...