Brixham Museum & History Society was founded in 1957 to record, save and display the heritage of the historic town and fishing port. The Museum moved to its present location, the 1902 Police Station and Sergeant's House, in 1976. Our Maritime Gallery was opened in April 1990. Our collections include artefacts unearthed from the Napoleonic forts at Berry Head, maritime history and archives, toys, a Victorian drawing room and nursery, historic photographs and local newspapers. The Museum is also a Devon Record Office service point, with microfiche access to parish registers. We specialise in Family Research and offer access to family history and photographic computerised databases.
Apr - end Oct, Tue- Sat, 1000-1600. Nov until main season opening 2015 Tue - Sat, 1000;1300.
Adults £2.50 Concessions £2.00 Accompanied Children Under 6 years FREE 6 to 16 years 50p
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Facilities and services
- Education facilities available
- Library with public access
- Study facilities
- Toilets for disabled
- Wheelchair access to some public areas
- Academic publications and resources available
- Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
- Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
- General guide to collections available
- Object identification and/or written enquiry service
- Pre-booking service for groups
- Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
- Public access available to collections information
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