Axminster Heritage Centre

Axminster Heritage Centre

Last Updated on February 21, 2024 by Suzy

Things to do at Axminster Heritage Centre review

The Axminster Heritage Centre is located in the centre of Axminster, Devon. It is a town museum situated in the Old Police Station and Courthouse. The museum was founded in 1982 and the site itself was built in the 1860s.

At the museum you will learn more about the history of Axminster and the surrounding area. Children can enjoy a child-friendly trail with dressing-up points and interactive activities. You will explore its origins in the Bronze and Stone Ages then as a crossroads on the Roman Fosse Way.

Plus you can learn more about the Cistercian Monks who lived at the nearby abbey and discover how Axminster became a busy agricultural market town.

FAQ and Further Information Axminster Heritage Centre

Is there food and drink available?

There are places nearby serving food and drinks.

What are the main things to do?

Town museum situated in the Old Police Station and Courthouse covering the history of Axminster and the local area. There are toilets.

What are the ticket prices?

*Cheapu003cbru003e*Prices are subject to change and/or discounts online. *Cheap – Adults £4, under 16s are free, .

Is there parking?

There is parking nearby, charges may apply.

When are they open?

The museum is open for most of the year and is closed on Sundays. For up-to-date opening times and dates please visit their website.

Dog friendly?

Only assistance dogs are permitted.

Are they accessible?

There is wheelchair access. Please contact the venue for further information.

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