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Museum of Dartmoor Life

3 West Street, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 1HQ, England
+44 1837 52295
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Lovely small museum

Friendly staff, an excellent place to bring the kids when the weather isn't too good and a very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Deborah P
What a lovely experience

Spent a lovely interlude , staff were very sociable, helpful and informative, although the museum... read more

Reviewed 19 May 2018
Katusha64
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Coventry, United Kingdom
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  • Average5%
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“three floors” (8 reviews)
“tucked away” (3 reviews)
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3 West Street, Dartmoor National Park, Okehampton EX20 1HQ, England
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+44 1837 52295
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Friendly staff, an excellent place to bring the kids when the weather isn't too good and a very good exhibition gallery.

Thank Deborah P
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Reviewed 19 May 2018

Spent a lovely interlude , staff were very sociable, helpful and informative, although the museum is over three floors there is a disabled lift, entrance price is reasonable and the history is very interesting , including details of the local artillery regiment, farming, mining and...More

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Reviewed 16 May 2018

This looks like a tiny museum, but kids were so welcome. The staff were very helpful, and there were so many activities for the children. We spent nearly 2 hours in this tiny place. Lots of spotting items, craft activities, and plenty of things to...More

Thank Sarah I
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

This is a really interesting museum set in a historic building. A must to visit if you are anywhere near Okehampton.

1  Thank Michael F
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Reviewed 2 September 2017

Tucked away off the main street this museum of Dartmoor life is set over three floors - packed full of interesting items. The staff are very friendly and ensured you did not miss anything. The highlight was an exhibition of paintings by local children aged...More

1  Thank Sandie A
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Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

If you are in Okehampton, this museum is definitely worth a visit. A friendly welcome, interesting displays, not too crowded and great activities for children throughout. Parking is in the town with a short walk and there is a tea room in the courtyard.

2  Thank Helly H
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

I visited with my husband. It was extremely interesting and very informative. I would highly recommend it if you are passing.

2  Thank Paula P
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Reviewed 14 March 2017

Fascinating little museum, surprisingly large as it covers three floors of the history of Dartmoor and it's way of life. Tucked away in a Victorian courtyard off West Street, (rear entrance has parking) there are lots of activities for children (especially in the holidays) and...More

1  Thank Jan G
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Reviewed 6 November 2016

This delightful museum is housed in an old Mill and contains a diverse and comprehensive collection of artifacts. It is well worth visiting whatever your age.

Thank Michael F
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Reviewed 22 August 2016

Not a huge building but has 3 floors containing a wide range of exhibits covering the ages. I found it really interesting. Also impressive were the number of areas to encourage children to get involved. For me the ground floor held most interest with a...More

3  Thank K31thw
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