See how Sidmouth's red rocks got here, how they were formed and what has happened to them since. A variety of fossils from the Jurassic Coast with explanations of what they were and how they lived, together with reptile footprints from Sidmouth.

A display describing the famous Sidmouth VW caravanette.

Photos and gadgets attached to the railway in Sidmouth. Why the station was sited a mile outside town!

Devon & Cornwall Mining

The other World Heritage site in the South West. How mining affected the area.

Best of our art

Presented in the Gallery, a selection of the best of the paintings we have added to our collection over the years

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From our collection, this year we feature uniforms through the ages and their associated fashions.

Postal Services in the Sid Valley

The history of the Royal Mail in this district including a 1785 handstamp

Sand House

The history of the fascinating medieval house in Sidbury

Napoleonic connections

Acknowledgement of the effect Napoleon and the wars had on Sidmouth and the areas.

Folk Festival

The story of the annual Folk Festival, including an 1820s accordion, will be shown to coincide with this year’s event.