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Axminster Museum
The Old Courthouse
Church Street,
EX13 5AQ

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Overview of collections

This is a small community museum for Axminster and its locality.

Overview of how collections are displayed

The displays feature local history, including the important local carpet industry.
Collection Descriptions
Archaeology Collection (Axminster Museum)
Archives Collection (Axminster Museum)
This comprises ephemera, books and literature.
Costume & Textile Collection (Axminster Museum)
Photographic Collection (Axminster Museum)
There is a collection of photographs and postcards of local interest.
Science & Industry Collection (Axminster Museum)
There is information and artefacts relating to the Axminster carpet industry.
Social History Collection (Axminster Museum)
The collection has a range of local domestic, agricultural and industrial items; and artefacts relating to local trad...

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