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Mortehoe Museum is located in the heart of the village, accessed through the village’s main car park.

Mortehoe Museum can be found at the heart of Mortehoe Village. We are located at the end of the main village car park, next to the children’s play area. The carpark entrance is opposite the village Post Office.

Contact Us:

Mortehoe Museum, Mortehoe, EX34 7DT

01271 870028

Opening Hours:

We will be opening on Friday 29th March 2024. our full opening days and hours will follow shortly.


Entry is free to Mortehoe Museum & gift shop, although we have a suggested donation of just £2 to help us continue our work.

Mortehoe is some 15 miles from Barnstaple and 7 miles from Ilfracombe.

From Woolacombe: drive along The Esplanade then uphill past the Watersmeet Hotel and into Mortehoe, passing St. Mary’s Church on your left. Follow the road round and opposite the Post Office turn right into North Devon Council’s Pay & Display Car Park. The Museum is towards the rear of the Car Park on the right.

From Barnstaple and Ilfracombe via Mullacott Cross: take the B3343 towards Lee, Mortehoe and Woolacombe, passing Chartervets and the turning to Lee on your right. Just before reaching the Fortescue Arms turn right towards Mortehoe and follow the road to the village, turning left into North Devon Council’s Pay & Display Car Park, opposite the Post Office.

Museum Shop

The Museum has a fully stocked shop on the ground floor. We stock a number of local interest books, maps, wildlife guides and much more.

The shop also has a lovely range of jewellery, homewares, beautiful soaps. handmade art and crafts, as well as gift cards and books.