Summer Exhibitions 2019

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Tuesday, 2 July 2019 - Saturday, 31 August 2019
10.00am -4.30pm Tuesday-Saturday
Guildhall Shopping Centre Exeter

Explore warriors and pirates from across the world and through time over two floors of interactive exhibitions. Pirates! Fact and Fiction an exhibition for all ages takes visitors on a journey through pirate history, film and literature. It includes spectacular costumes from the TV series Spartacus, Black Sails and the films Peter Pan and Pirates of the Caribbean. Samurai: Warriors of Japan tells the story of the Samurai from their ancient origins to their fall from power. With real artefacts, original props and stunning Weta produced costumes from the film The Last Samurai. Handle props from the film and try on replica armour, costume and weapons. Way of the Warrior Epic Movie Props and Costumes explores the role of the warrior in society from prehistory to the 20th century through original film costumes from Alpha, Alexander, Hercules, Kingdom of Heaven, War Horse, Saving Private Ryan and more. Its has replica armour and original movie props to handle. D-Day 75 The Story of Operation Overlord in South Devon brings to life the dramatic events leading up to D-Day, through photographs artefacts and uniforms. Discover the part played by the people of South Devon in this historic military operation. We also have trails for children, activity sheets and a Pirate reading area.