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Royal Albert Memorial Museum

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Address: Queen Street, Exeter EX4 3RX, England
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+44 1392 265858
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10:00 - 17:00
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Tue - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
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Exeter's world-class museum has stunning new displays and galleries,...

Exeter's world-class museum has stunning new displays and galleries, fabulous exhibitions and modern amenities. The displays reveal Devon and Exeter's rich history and global connections. Exotic animals, birds and insects delight children and the world cultures galleries display stunning items from all over the world. Opening times: Tuesday to Sunday, 10am to 5pm. Closed Mondays and bank holidays. Free Admission. From time to time galleries may be closed for special events; please check before traveling.

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When I read that this museum was also selling paintings I expected some commercial enterprise. I past this museum by accident and the there was a free entry so I decided to check... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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Dordrecht, The Netherlands
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

When I read that this museum was also selling paintings I expected some commercial enterprise. I past this museum by accident and the there was a free entry so I decided to check it out. The museum sells paintings for the Cornwall air ambulance but most of the rooms in the museum are dedicated to the history of Exeter. There... More 

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Colyford, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We've visited the museum on a number of occasions and still not seen everything they have to show. Our last visit included two toddlers who were fascinated by the animals (dead) on display - particularly the giraffe, african elephant and siberian tiger. Everything was nicely displayed, well labelled and staff were available to answer any questions. There is a busy... More 

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Exeter
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Wonderful museum full of local history and interesting exhibits. You can now walk out on to the original city wall built by the Romans.

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Hastings, New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I was astounded at how excellent this wee museum was! As a group of adults we were entertained and loved the exhibits! There was a lot of variety of displays. Lots of kids as it was the weekend but was no bother at all due to the free flowing space.

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Thank Monique B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

An excellent museum for all ages. All ages found something of interest. My youngest (7) particularly enjoyed information on The Romans as she is studying this in school. Whilst the Anderson Shelter was popular with her 9 year old sister. My daughter at 14 loved seeing the different fashions. Not the biggest museum but a great half day excursion.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This museum gives you an overview of what you can see at the Royal Albert Museum in London. A nice teaser :)

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Plymouth, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We were in Exeter and went into the museum as we hadn't been there before had a lovely time lol owing at everything from fossils to ancient Egypt looking at old pennies a tiger that was killed by a king and an elephant that was magnificent all in all very interesting the cafe was great too catering for gluten free... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The Seaton Down Hoard of 22,888 Roman coins, is by far the largest coin hoard found in Devon and the third largest ever found in Britain. The coins were found by a metal-detectorist in a field near Seaton. They are now one of the most important parts of the museum’s archaeology collection and we spent a fascinating day with one... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Renovations have turned the museum into a muddle - reception is at the back door and is a nightmare to find either from inside or outside the museum. It is hard to find galleries, very uninviting, have sensation of spending whole visit walking endless corridors without getting anywhere. Smelly, windowless and claustrophobic café. The best bit is walking up the... More 

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Saundersfoot, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Only back open a couple of years the museum is well worth a visit if you are in Exeter. It is easy to walk to as it is only approx. 50 yards off the main street

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