Topsham Trails

Topsham Trails is a new leaflet offering two walking trails of Topsham with historical information, picture puzzles for children and an inviting pictorial map by Phil Keen. The leaflet is written and published by Topsham Museum and funded by Devon County Council. You can pick up your free copy from the leaflet box attached to…

New – a Virtual Tour!

We are delighted to offer you the opportunity to explore the Museum on any day and at any time, despite the Covid-19 restrictions. As part of the Keeping the Spark Alive initiative we have been working with a local specialist company (The Virtual Tour Company) to create this online tour. The tour covers all the rooms in…

Museum events postponed

We regret that the 2020 season opening has been deferred indefinitely because of the Covid-19 pandemic. All planned events and activities have been postponed. We now plan to hold the Secret Gardens event in June 2021.

Market Gardening in Topsham

Our new temporary exhibition for the 2020 Season is Market Gardening in Topsham. From Victorian times until the 1950s, families in London and elsewhere were linked to Topsham through the food they put on their plates every day.  Fields and orchards here were planted with rhubarb, asparagus, cabbages, strawberries, gooseberries, raspberries, apples and plums. Meet…