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Axe Valley Heritage Museum
Town Hall
Fore Street

EX12 2LD
Telephone: 01297 24227

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Overview of collections

The collection comprises archaeology, natural history, geology, social and local history including local trades, Honiton lace, Victorian costume, photographs and documents relating to the history of Seaton.

Overview of how collections are displayed

This is a social history museum with displays about the history of Seaton and its locality
Collection Descriptions
Archaeology Collection (Axe Valley Heritage Museum)
There is excavated and surface material from the Palaeolithic to Roman periods including stone, bronze and ceramic ma...
Archives Collection (Axe Valley Heritage Museum)
Documents and papers in the collection include deeds and family histories and include material relating to buildings,...
Geology Collection (Axe Valley Heritage Museum)
A collection of 86 West Country mineral specimens. The area is well known for fossils from the Jurassic period and t...
Photographic Collection (Axe Valley Heritage Museum)
There is a large collection of photographs dating from 1939 to the present. It includes a group of local natural his...
Social History Collection (Axe Valley Heritage Museum)
The museum has a number of small collections including late 19th and early 20th century costume; local fisherman's eq...

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