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Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre

27 Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6NP, England
+44 1395 442666
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Lovely little museum

Friendly staff and interesting small museum in Budleigh Salterton worth a visit if you are in the... read more

Reviewed yesterday
hope33317
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Budleigh Salterton, United Kingdom
Taken back in time

This is not only a museum but a living history of Budleigh and surrounding area. I reconized a... read more

Reviewed May 22, 2017
Peter W
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Victoria
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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27 Fore Street, Budleigh Salterton EX9 6NP, England
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+44 1395 442666

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Reviewed yesterday

Friendly staff and interesting small museum in Budleigh Salterton worth a visit if you are in the area.

Thank hope33317
Reviewed May 22, 2017

This is not only a museum but a living history of Budleigh and surrounding area. I reconized a model that my father made before the war. The staff well informed and interesting. I believe they change the displays frequently so will go again.

Thank Peter W
heatherman, Public Relations Manager at Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded May 24, 2017

Thank you for your positive comments Peter W. It's always a pleasure for our volunteers to read such praise, especially from someone who knows the area.

Reviewed October 17, 2016

While I was attending a Croquet course my wife visited the Fairlynch Musium and fond it very interesting and informative, depicting the local history of the area. There was also a centenary tribute to 'Budleigh Salterton's adopted son' Reg Varney.

Thank Art W
Reviewed September 17, 2016

Have visited this museum more than once on stays in Buddleigh Salterton. On our latest visit we noted the Reg Varney exhibition, which proved a lot more interesting than we had expected. We also spent time in the Walter Raleigh, geological and local sectors. The...More

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heatherman, Public Relations Manager at Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Many thanks for your comments. They are much appreciated by our volunteers.

Reviewed September 14, 2016

This is a must see place. Just the right size for me - I get quickly bored by most museums. Loved the Reg Varney display; took me right back to my childhood. Interesting geology display and info on local artifacts. A huge amount of written...More

Thank Gordon R
heatherman, Public Relations Manager at Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Many thanks for your comments. They are much appreciated by our volunteers.

Reviewed September 3, 2016

On my last visit to the museum I was very surprised to find the Budleigh History section to have moved to a very small area in a small alcove with only room for 1 or 2 people to browse,it has always been situated in a...More

Thank Pete52014
heatherman, Public Relations Manager at Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2016

Thank you for your comments about the move of Fairlynch's Local History Room to the ground floor of the Museum. The move took place because the ground floor room is in fact smaller than the upstairs room, and we now have more space to display...More

Reviewed July 12, 2016

We had a most intreasting visit, while we were there there was a tribute to Reg Varney of "On the Buses" fame....he died here in Budleigh Salterton aged 92...! They also had some lovely homemade cakes very good value at only..£1 each...

Thank bob g
heatherman, Public Relations Manager at Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded September 28, 2016

Many thanks for your comments. They are much appreciated by our volunteers.

Reviewed April 14, 2016

Free museum to visit in the beautiful town of Budleigh Salterton, East Devon. Open from Easter 2 - 4.30pm, well worth a visit.

Thank allythackray
heatherman, Public Relations Manager at Fairlynch Museum and Arts Centre, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2016

A beautiful museum to match the town!

Reviewed November 22, 2015

Definitely worth visiting this lovely museum in Budleigh Salterton, which also has a very nice garden.

Thank Jade0077
Reviewed October 5, 2015

An excellent museum of local life and people.An extensive history of World War One with many artifacts and personal stories of the conflict.Also an interesting display of the Jurassic Coast materials.Well worth a visit.

Thank Michael T
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