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Burton at Bideford

Kingsley Road, Bideford EX39 2QQ, England
+44 1237 471455
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Fabulous Museum full of interest.

This museum has so much to offer, great history, especially of the Bridge in Bideford, and many... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Kettering, United Kingdom
It was good to see (and it's free)

We visited the museum this afternoon whilst in Bideford. The museum is free to visit and has lots... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Karl N
Braunton, United Kingdom
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Kingsley Road, Bideford EX39 2QQ, England
+44 1237 471455
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This museum has so much to offer, great history, especially of the Bridge in Bideford, and many items of interest. Lovely authentic crafts for sale and great card selection, lovely coffee shop.

Thank adventuroushare
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited the museum this afternoon whilst in Bideford. The museum is free to visit and has lots of artifacts from Bideford. Including a model of the famous bridge and how it has evolved. Although the most amazing things I saw were some model sailing...More

Thank Karl N
Reviewed 17 July 2017

The Burton seems to strike an excellent balance between informing and celebrating local people, industry, art and craft and bringing first class exhibitions of international standards. What I really appreciate is the eclectic mix of visiting artists which include embroiderers, puppeteers, printmakers and even coffin...More

Thank Londoner1010
Reviewed 29 April 2017

This modern gallery has the whole package from wonderful exhibitions of paint and printed work to pottery jewellery and textile pieces made by talented artists for sale ( very tempting) There are workshops available throughout the year for you to try too.It is light and...More

Thank Yvonne H
Reviewed 27 April 2017

It was our first visit to the gallery and museum and a treat to see the exhibition of Bagpuss and friends. We will lookout for future events and visit again. Also a very interesting small museum.

Thank Katlyn63
Reviewed 14 April 2017

We enjoyed our chance visit to this gallery. We were mainly looking for a coffee - having been unable to get one at the Pier House restaurant in Westward Ho! because they had a wedding reception in progress. We ended up having lunch as well...More

Thank Jennifer_UK
Reviewed 13 April 2017

very nice friendly and clean we were served quickly and found a table outside which was very nice but our coffees were only just warm so this was a let down id i go near here again i would ask if they could make a...More

Thank clive h
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The Burton consists of the Tourist Information Office for visitors, bookings can be made for National Express Coaches. It has a shop selling cards, toys, books etc. The exhibition galleries change frequently with interesting displays & exhibitions. A display corridor shows off the work of...More

1  Thank tonechris85
Reviewed 26 February 2017

We called to Bideford after an aborted visit to Clovelly (the weather was horrendous!) And noticed the Burton as we parked. It's a surprisingly large space with an interesting museum upstairs and art gallery / cafe on the ground floor which seemed very popular and...More

Thank Craig H
Reviewed 3 December 2016

The latest exhibition is of some of the original items used to create childhood programmes such as the clangers,pogoles wood etc. It is not a big exhibition and there aren't hundreds of items but it is amazing to see how simply and crudely these props...More

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