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The Museum will be open on selected Saturdays from April 2016 until September 2016....

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IK Brunel was leaning against the wall…       In 2006 Newton Abbot Town & Great Western Railway Museum was a partner in celebrating Isambard Kingdom Brunel’s 200th birthday. ...

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 The Travelling Exhibition will be on display at Hannah's at Seale Hayne 22nd - 28th August 2015.  ...
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The Museum will be CLOSED on Friday 7th and Saturday 8th August We will be open again on Monday 10th August. ...
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40 people in all enjoyed the wood caving demonstration given by Laurence Beckford on Friday 26th June. Laurence gave two sessions, in which he chatted to the attendees whilst demonstrating his skills...
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Unfortunately the Museum will be closed on the following Saturday's:  20th June, 27th June, 4th July, 11th July, 18th July...
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Please note the museum will be closed on the 25th May, Bank Holiday Monday. Re open again on Tuesday.  ...
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St Leonard's Tower will be open every Wednesday 10am -  1pm until the end of September...
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The Museum will be closed on Saturday 9th May. Reopen again on Monday....
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The Museum will be open on Saturday from 2 - 4pm for the season. Please check the website for future Saturday openings, as the steward is not always available....
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The Museum will be closed from the 3rd April (Good Friday) to the 6th April (Easter Monday). We re open on at 10am on Tuesday 7th April....
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A lovely afternoon was had by Friends and Volunteers of the the Museum during a Private Viewing of the new displays. The Museum is now open until 31st October.  Do come and have a look round. A...
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With the completion of a Museums Heritage Lottery conservation project to conserve the 16th century and later Sandford Orleigh carvings, this conference has been organised to create greater access to ...
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26 pupils from Haytor View Primary School (Yr ) met in the museum on Friday to become future curators.  They looked at WWI artefacts in the museum to gain inspiration. With the help of Year 12 De...
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  Memories of Newton Abbot by David Bowen   7.15pm in the Council Chamber.   Free for Friends of the Museum, otherwise £3....
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National Trust volunteers from Bradley Manor visited the Museum today    A group of enthusiastic National Trust volunteers visited the museum to see the Sandford Orleigh carvings. The Renaissance panels within the Sandford Orleigh overmantle were of great in...
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Sandford Orleigh Gallery Newton Abbot Museum's new Sandford Orleigh Gallery was officially opened yesterday-20th August 2014.The museum's HLF supported 'Heart of Oak conservation & arts project' came to its grand finale i...