The museum collections focus on the social history of Newton Abbot and environs, the GWR history including the social history of the GWR & its affect on the town & its people.

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Oral Archive

The Oral History Archive exists to record material that might otherwise be lost to future generations providing a resource & raising awareness of Newton Abbot’s history.

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Museum at Home

Newton Abbot Museum gets digital during our closure to support social distancing

Welcome to our useful resources page.

Here you can find links to:

  • Support during quarantine and virus advice
  • Virtual Museum Tours from around the world
  • Education for school age children
  • Activities to do at home

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