Salcombe Maritime Museum

 A veritable treasure trove of Salcombe’s maritime past…  

    Forthcoming Events

    Mar 24, 2024 | 0 comments

    We’ve got lots of activities planned over the coming weeks. Please put them in your diary.

    Thursday 28th March
    The Museum re-opens with a special exhibition to mark its 50th Anniversary. Entry is free. This year it is planned to open every day until October 31st between 10.30-12.30 and 2.30-4.30 except Sunday mornings. We will be closed though on the first two Mondays in April while new volunteers are being trained up.

    Tuesday, 9th April
    Curious Club – a free holiday club for children aged over 6 run by the Maritime Museum with the Young Salcombe Centre. Theme: Local Shipbuilding and Boatbuilding Trades. 1-4pm. Drop off at the Museum, pick up at Young Salcombe Centre. Book your place at

    Thursday, 11th April
    ‘Pirates, Wreckers and Smugglers on the South Hams Coast’, an illustrated talk by Roger Barrett. 7pm at Cliff House. Free entry for members, non-members £5, children u16 £2.50. Preceded by a short AGM.

    Sunday, 14th April
    Museum on Tour . 11am to 1pm outside Cliff House. A chance to get hands-on and share aspects of the town’s history through historic images, objects, and stories inspired by the museum’s collection. Admission free.

    Tuesday, 5th May
    Museum on Tour . 11am to 1pm in Courtenay Park. Theme: the US Navy in Salcombe including the base commander’s farewell speech on 7th May 1945. Admission free.


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