Our new exhibition “Whitehorse Hill: a Prehistoric Dartmoor Discovery” - exciting discovery of a collection of objects dating to the Early Bronze Age, unparalleled in Southern Britain. Found during the excavation of a prehistoric burial cist on Whitehorse Hill #Dartmoor Aug 2011
It’s a week today!.....We open for the new season on Monday 25 March, free entry for all from Sat 6 April - Sat 13 April, hoping as many as poss can come along to view our new exhibitions: Life at the Edge of Empire and Whitehorse Hill - Prehistoric Dartmoor discovery #Dartmoor
The fort on the outskirts of Okehampton was rectangular in shape with rounded corners, the interior measuring 133m by 108 m. The garrison is likely to have housed around 500 auxiliary infantry (like the chap below) or cavalry soldiers.
We’re pleased to welcome Devon’s County Archaeologist Bill Horner back to the Museum on Wed 1 May at 2pm to expand on the excavation of the Roman site on the outskirts of the town............recommend that you book your ticket well ahead as its likely to be very popular! ... See MoreSee Less
We always have plenty for our younger visitors to do and this year is no exception; from next week we will have two new trails - by popular demand volunteer Anne has created the 2019 Easter Trail along with crafty Easter things to make. ... See MoreSee Less