Newton Abbot Town & Great Western Railway Museum, Newton Abbot

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Specialty Museum
THE MUSEUM IS OPEN FROM APRIL TO MID-DAY 31ST 2014 WITH A NEW EXHIBITION 'SERVICE & SACRIFICE' -

The museum focuses on the social history of the town through the centuries, including the Great Western Railway and what's more its FREE! Website: http://www.museum-newtonabbot.co.uk/
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TripAdvisor
  • Visited for the first time , ive lived in newton 30 years , worth a visit its Free & has a lot of interesting local history  more »
  • The volunteers here are very friendly and knowlegeable. I spent time looking at displays of notable Newtonians including John Lethbridge the early diving pioneer. There is also a WWI display and other...  more »
  • Well worth a visit , It is a small but well formed museum ,the staff (all volunteers I believe ) are friendly and well informed, , the displays are nicely laid out for a small area , There's a GWR roo...  more »
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  • Lovely gem of museum tucked away behind the council offices. The salvage display was fascinating, the stories of local people who made history amazing, there were activities for children and the volunteers were incredibly helpful and knowledgeable. So pleased we found it!