Dawlish Museum

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Dawlish Museum: The Dawlish museum is in the superb setting of a three storey Georgian residence, which is itself an important part of the town's history. As well as a Victorian parlour, kitchen shop and bedroom there are rooms devoted to toys of by-gone days, a collection of historical dressed dolls, china, prints, industrial tools, memories of Brunel's railway, war-time and military memorabilia, displays of local geological features and natural history. A collection of early surgical instruments donated by a retired local doctor is a recent acquisition.

The Museum has a large store of photographs, many of them housed in a series of albums which seldom fail to entrap visitors, sometimes for hours, while stored copies of the local paper from its foundation in 1897 are in frequent use by researchers.

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History Museum:5.5/10
Popularity rank: #7360
Dawlish, Devon, Wessex, South West England, England, Great Britain, UK, Europe
Dawlish Museum Society


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Opening times (May - September):
2:00 PM - 5:00 PM10:30 AM - 5:00 PM10:30 AM - 5:00 PM10:30 AM - 5:00 PM10:30 AM - 5:00 PM10:30 AM - 5:00 PM10:30 AM - 5:00 PM


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Address: Dawlish Museum Society, The Knowle, Barton Terrace, Dawlish, Devon, EX7 9QH, UK
Phone: +44 1626 888557

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