North Devon Maritime Museum

Odun Road, Appledore, Devon, EX39 1PT

Christmas Opening Times

Last admission 2pm

Adults - £2.00

Senior citizens - £1.50

Children (5 -16) - 50p

Admission prices



Situated in the pictureseque village and sea port of Appledore - on the estuary of the Taw and Torridge rivers - the North Devon Maritime museum offers a fascinating insight into the rich shipbuilding and seafaring history of the area.


In seven exhibition rooms, visitors can discover the WWII beach landing experiments, sail and steam vessels, shipwrecks, visit our gift shop and more.

To find out more, visit the Collections page

Comments from our Visitors Book...


"All that a maritime museum should be"

MJ, Gloucestershire

"Wonderful photos and dioramas, well worth a visit"

CB, York

"So much to see and so interesting to read"

ER, Kent

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Interactive Video Display


An accessible and interactive video display, installed on the ground floor, it shows films relating to North Devon's maritime heritage and its Areas of Outstanding Natural Beauty. This project has been funded by the North Devon Coast AONB Sustainable Development Fund.  Please see News and Links page for more information.

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For further information Tel: 01237 422064

Great Value

2 Adults

2 Children


Parties most welcome by appointment

Registered Charity No: 267268


27th December - 1st January


10.30 am - 3pm


We also have facilities for researchers

contact us for details.

Victorian Schoolroom Project 

Information for Teachers

contact us for details.

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