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Topsham Museum

Topsham, Exeter EX3 0AX, England
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Excellent and informative museum

Topsham museum is a gem of an experience. Beautiful layout, informative descriptions of Topsham... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Peter W
Loved it!

A must visit if going to Topsham. Check the opening hours, it seems as though it's only open in the... read more

Reviewed 13 June 2017
Bradford-on-Avon, United Kingdom
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Topsham, Exeter EX3 0AX, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Topsham museum is a gem of an experience. Beautiful layout, informative descriptions of Topsham history and life. A very personal welcome. Lovely gardens in which to enjoy a refreshing cup of tea. An all round great experience and Free entry.

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 13 June 2017 via mobile

A must visit if going to Topsham. Check the opening hours, it seems as though it's only open in the afternoons. All run by volunteers, free entry. It provides such an insight into the history of Topsham, its maritime roots and Dutch connections that you...More

Thank JohnB042
Reviewed 31 May 2017

Manned by enthusiastic and willing volunteers, the exhibits are varied and of high quality. The garden across the road was peaceful and has great views.

Thank Trianandsue
Reviewed 13 May 2017

This is a very well-run local museum which much interesting material on local history. Topsham today is a pretty tourist hotspot on the River Exe with a harbour that can now only accommodate relatively small craft, but in the 18th century it was one of...More

Thank Nigel H
Reviewed 2 May 2017

I'd never been to Topsham before and, after having a look at Budleigh Salterton beach, I got the sat nav out and went there. I parked my car in Monmouth Street, opposite Altamira. I then walked the rest of the way. On my way, I...More

1  Thank ste141
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Situated in a local house with an interesting history they have gathered some interesting facts and artifacts all well displayed while retaining the character of the house. Tea and cake or ice-cream can be enjoyed in the walled garden.

Thank christina w
Reviewed 9 April 2017 via mobile

Wonderful presentation of the town's rich maritime history and what it would have been like living in what would have been a comfortable Topsham house in another century. Very nice garden where dogs are welcome (although they can't go inside the house itself) and a...More

Thank Robswindon69
Reviewed 5 April 2017 via mobile

I have walked past this attraction a few times in visits to Topsham but never ventured in. What a fool! The museum I housed in a building of historic interest and charts the rise of the town as major ship building centre. The Hodder family...More

Thank TheBandmaster
Reviewed 22 November 2016

The museum is small but perfectly formed from a 17th century "House on the Strand". Lots of interesting, well displayed exhibits to keep adilts and children amused.The tea room is exceptional, and on a sunny day you can sit in the lovely garden and enjoy...More

Thank karenapring
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Went to this place as lived near topsham and never visited. My 8!year old darted round following the children's activity sheet he collected and buoyed looking for all the clues, it was interesting and I wanted to view some hand made wooden boats b someone...More

Thank nicky w
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