Braunton Museum

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The Braunton Museum reflects the early beginnings of the town from the arrival of St Brannock from South Wales in the 6th Century, through to its agricultural and later maritime heritage, including the domestic and family histories of its inhabitants. Nearby you will find the Great Field, this is a living example of one only two early Saxon strip-farming systems remaining in England and is still operational today! Also, why not visit the vantage point of Beacon Hill, here you will see panoramic views of the whole area including Braunton Burrow, Appledore and the Taw and Torridge estuary. The Museum lies adjacent to a free car park.

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History Museum:5.5/10
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Braunton And District Museum


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Approaching Braunton from Barnstaple on the A361, turn left at Braunton's only set of traffic lights and the entrance to Caen Street car park lies 50 yards from the lights on the left hand side. Braunton Museum is situated on the car park roundabout.


Opening times (Good Friday - October):
-10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Opening times (November -Good Friday):
-10:00 AM - 4:00 PM10:00 AM - 4:00 PM10:00 AM - 4:00 PM10:00 AM - 4:00 PM10:00 AM - 4:00 PM10:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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Address: Braunton Museum, Bakehouse Centre, Caen Street, Braunton, Devon, EX33 1AA, UK
Phone: +44 1271 816688

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