Allhallows Museum of Lace and Antiquities


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Allhallows Museum High Street
Honiton
Devon
EX14 1PG
England

Allhallows Museum is registered museum and a charity (no 306645) which is run entirely by volunteers. We all work to preserve the heritage of the people of Honiton and its surrounding district and collect, conserve and display items which show how our ancestors used to live. In the town famous for lace making, Allhallows Museum has one of the most comprehensive collections of Honiton Lace in the world. Displays in two galleries feature exquisite examples of 16th to early 20th century Honiton lace Other displays in include Honiton Pottery; a mid Victorian furnished doll's house; palaeontology; children's toys; war memorabilia, mementoes of Allhallows School and the Borough of Honiton; coins and trade tokens.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Opening Times: April 4th to 31st October. Monday to Friday 09.30 - 16.30 Sat: 09.30: - 13.00 Sun: Closed: During the month of October, the Museum is open from 09.30 to 15.30 on Monday to Friday and 09.30 to 12.30 on Saturdays.

Charges:

Free entry

Travel directions:

Allhallows Museum is in the centre of the High Street next to St Paul's Church. Public car parks are signposted. The town has one hour parking in the High Street and a car park with toilets is 400 metres away. Level, wheelchair access from the High Street to the Nicoll and Norman Galleries by a separate door which is beyond the main entrance. Press the bell on the red door in the porch for assistance.

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services

Facilities:

  • Education facilities available
  • Object study facilities available (enquire in advance)
  • Shop
  • Wheelchair access to some public areas

Facilities information:

Allhallows Museum is a Devon Record Office Service Point and holds parish registers (baptisms, marriages and burials - not births and deaths) on microfiche for Awliscombe, Axminster, Beer, Blackborough, Branscombe, Broadhembury, Buckerell, Clayhidon, Clyst Hydon, Clyst St Lawrence, Colaton Raleigh, Colyton, Combe Raleigh, Cotleigh, Culmstock, Dalwood, Dunkeswell, Farway, Feniton, Gittisham, Harpford, Honiton, Honiton Methodist, Kentisbeare, Kilmington, Luppitt, Membury, Monkton, Newton Poppleford, Northleigh, Offwell, Otterton, Ottery St Mary, Payhembury, Plymtree, Rockbeare, Salcombe Regis, Seaton, Sheldon, Shute, Sidbury, Sidmouth, Southleigh, Stockland, Talaton, Upottery, Venn Ottery, Whimple, Widworthy and Yarcombe. To avoid disappointment please book a fiche reader in advance. Contact the Archivist on 01404 44966 or 42002 or by email info@honitonmuseum.co.uk

Services:

  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Direct teaching services for schools
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available

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