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So looking forward to visiting this apparently hideaway only to find that it's closed until the end of 2019/early 2020, for relocation purposes. Very disappointed that something couldn't have been organised for a quick turnaround.
Ask local people where it is as we did have a few problems finding the museum. It is tucked away as part of the town hall (see photo) It was a little way out of the town centre but not far to walk and okay...More
Enjoyed the visit to this lovely local museum. Just enough to keep us interested. A very helpful enthusiastic lady volunteer made the visit even more memorable. She shared her love for history with us and gave us a great insight into the history of the...More
Great, quirky museum. Free and tiny but shows you a broad section of famous women and men from Newton Abbot. Then the train section is great. The volunteers are very knowledgeable and full of chatter. Great for an hour out of your day.
Slightly out of the centre of town, and on the small scale but cannot complain as it is free! The only slight disappointment is that the quality of the publicity leaflet suggested even greater things. Plenty of boards to read and several films to watch...More
What a lovely little find. Lady at reception could not have been more pleasant and took the trouble not only to tell us about certain things but also demonstrate one or two items the public are allowed to try themselves.
Lots of interesting things especially...More
The volunteers here are very friendly and knowlegeable. I spent time looking at displays of notable Newtonians including John Lethbridge the early diving pioneer. There is also a WWI display and other items. For me the GWR room is the highlight as the railway has...More