When you make your visit to Totnes come and see the background to this historic town by visiting the Totnes Image Banks archive exhibition. We will show you how the town developed from early times to how the town traded by river and rail, contributed to 2 world wars, has a rich Civic and social life and much more. The earliest images of Totnes date from 1864 and follow events recorded in the photographs.
The digital A to Z database of over 60.000 images contains a vast range of subjects and places from Totnes and around South Devon. Plus the Dartington Rural Archive records a life long past of farming and villages.
Based at Town Mill by Morrisons carpark. Open on Tuesdays & Fridays – 10am to 4pm.
Entry is free of charge, donations please to support the charitable trust.
The Elizabethan House Museum is one of the finest restored Tudor town houses in the country. Built in about 1575 for cloth merchant Walter Kellond, it has twelve galleries, a courtyard, and a herb garden. It contains a wide range of exhibits and a room devoted to Charles Babbage who originated the concept of the computer.