Family Learning

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We pride ourselves on being a family-friendly Museum, offering a range of activities for children of all ages.  These include:

Self-guided historical walks:

  • A Walk Through Medieval Newton Abbot
  • A Walk Through 17th Century Newton Abbot
  • A Walk Through 18th and 19th Century Newton Abbot: Homes and Community
  • A Walk Through 18th and 19th Century Newton Abbot: Education and Religion
  • A Walk Through 18th and 19th Century Newton Abbot: Trade and Transport
  • Newton Abbot Town Trail
  • Noticing Newton Abbot: Devon Square
  • Noticing Newton Abbot: Courtenay Park

Other publications:

  • A Brief History of Newton Abbot Market
  • Service & Sacrifice: World War I Micro Histories (pack of 20)
  • Newton Abbot’s Connections with Newfoundland
  • The Sandford Orleigh Carvings
  • We Remember: A Selection of Reminiscences from Newton Abbot Museum’s Oral History Archive

Museum activities:

  • Wordsearches
  • Colouring sheets
  • Dot-to-dots
  • 'Find out about ...’ information and activity sheets
  • A Museum trail
  • A treasure hunt box
  • The Great Western Railway room