“Something for everyone of all ages” is the aim of Sidmouth Museum through its interpretation of the Jurassic Coast and local history.
Our permanent displays track the development of the town from fishing village to the present day. They include Regency and Victoriana; famous people and royal visitors; fine prints, photographs, art, lace and the arrival of the railway and industry.
240 million years of history are charted with Jurassic Coast interpretation panels and a superb collection of rocks and fossils, including dinosaur footprints, assembled from around the Sidmouth area.
An ambitious programme for a small Museum to present special annual exhibitions dedicated to local interests, groups and places.
The Museum runs a number of events throughout the season designed to appeal to people of all ages
On Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout the season, the Museum runs free guided strolls exploring the history of the town.
Geology of the area is explained on a guided walk along the Esplanade every Wednesday afternoon.
Find out more about our Guided Walks, Click Here.
...have their own area with games & quizzes relating to items in the Museum
...retails a section of SVA publications, other books and giftware.
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To learn more about the wide variety of exhibitions on show at the Sidmouth Museum, Click Here.