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Found in the Ground: Junior Finds Day

For all you budding archaeologists, have you ever wondered what happens when an object, it could be ‘treasure’, is found and taken to a museum or to the county’s Finds Liaison Officer? Here is your chance to find out by working with Dr. Lucy Shipley, FLO for Devon. You will have the chance to work […]

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Explore the Museum Tour

Discover objects and stories with our tour guide. Meet Gerald the giraffe, find out about the samurai armour, listen to the story behind the totem pole. Visit the bird and insect galleries. Finish your tour with local history, from the first settlers in Devon to the Second World War. This one-hour tour is a great […]

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Ancient Egyptian Activities

Help with the mummification of Shep en-Mut. Have a go at the addictive game of Senet. Join the Scribe School and learn how to write hieroglyphs.

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Ancient Egyptian Activities

Help with the mummification of Shep en-Mut. Have a go at the addictive game of Senet. Join the Scribe School and learn how to write hieroglyphs.

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Ancient Egyptian Activities

Help with the mummification of Shep en-Mut. Have a go at the addictive game of Senet. Join the Scribe School and learn how to write hieroglyphs.

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Explore Roman Devon and the Seaton Down Hoard tours

Join a 30-minute tour of RAMM’s Roman collection. Learn about the discovery of the Seaton Down Hoard and life in Roman Devon and Exeter. Find out about the arrival of a Roman Legion in Isca, the construction of the fortress and bathhouse. Discover what life was like in the civilian city of Isca Dumnonoirum when […]

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Explore Roman Devon and the Seaton Down Hoard tours

Join a 30-minute tour of RAMM’s Roman collection. Learn about the discovery of the Seaton Down Hoard and life in Roman Devon and Exeter. Find out about the arrival of a Roman Legion in Isca, the construction of the fortress and bathhouse. Discover what life was like in the civilian city of Isca Dumnonoirum when […]

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Bishop’s Palace Tour

The Bishop’s Palace is a place of great significance to Exeter. Much of it was reconstructed in the 1800s, however its initial construction dates back to c. 1200, making it one of Exeter’s most historic buildings. It is certainly Exeter’s grandest domestic property, being the only Norman house to remain in Devon! Despite reconstruction, it still […]

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Spotlight on Shakespeare

Visit the Cathedral today for an opportunity to view the Library’s copy of ‘Mr William Shakespeares comedies, histories, and tragedies; published according to the true original copies’ (1632). Included in Cathedral admission.

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Lady Chapel and Bishop’s Palace Garden Tour

A grand canvas filled with small treasures, brimming with interesting things in interesting places. The Bishop’s Palace garden offers beautiful scenery that feels away and cut off from the city life of Exeter – animals can be heard with greater frequency than the hubbub of near traffic, and with the rising green wall of trees […]

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