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Fairlynch Museum
27 Fore Street
Budleigh Salterton

Telephone: 01395 442 666

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Overview of collections

This is a local museum illustrating the natural and human history of Budleigh Salterton and the lower Otter Valley.

Overview of how collections are displayed

Fairlynch has displays of local interest including geology, natural history, costume, social history, the Budleigh Salterton railway, and lace-making.

Star Objects at this location

'Muffy' the bear; large working polyphon; smugglers' cellar
Collection Descriptions
Archaeology Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
There is material from the excavation of Bronze Age sites carried out in the 1930s and 1940s; surface finds from the ...
Archives Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
Costume & Textile Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
This collection spans the period from the mid 18th century to the 20th century. Some has a local provenance. This s...
Decorative & applied Art Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
Ethnography Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
Fine Art Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
The museum has a small but interesting collection of early local topographical prints and water colours.
Geology Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
There is a representative selection of local pebbles from the Bunter Pebble Beds; a small collection of local and Wes...
Maritime Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
Medals Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
Medicine Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
Music Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
Oral History Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
Photographic Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
Social History Collection (Fairlynch Museum)
This aspect of the collections comprises domestic items from the 19th and 20th century; thatcher's and other trades t...
Transport Collection (Fairlynch Museum)

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