Visitor Information

Getting here

We are located in the centre of Okehampton, next door to the White Hart Hotel. We have a small car park – See below for further information.

Museum of Dartmoor Life
Museum Courtyard
3 West Street
Devon EX20 1HQ

01837 52295

Travel Information


Accessible via the M5, A386, and A30 , follow signs for Okehampton and look for the brown tourist signs towards the town centre .

Train (Dartmmor Line)

Okehampton Station (15 minute walk to the museum)

Station Road

Okehampton Devon

EX20 1EJ

The journey time is approximately 40 minutes between Okehampton and Exeter

  • There are now hourly trains each way, seven days a week, between Okehampton, Crediton and Exeter St Davids, including services for daily commuters
  • Most services also call at Exeter Central, including the key peak services.

For Further information, please refer to the Timetable

Coach and Bus

Okehampton is serviced by both coach and bus services

Please visit this excellent and comprehensive Resource provided by Dartmoor Walks for more information


For cyclists there are bicycle racks outside the museum. Centrally placed the museum is close to the famous Granite Way, an 11 mile car free route. Cycle hire is available from Granite Way Cycles at the Train Station


Mill Road, EX20 1PR – RingGo Code: 3503

Long Stay (maximum 10 hour stay)

Monday to Saturday
8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m

Up toPrice
2 hours£1.70
4 hours£2.40
All day£3.00

Market Street, EX20 1WL – RingGo Code: 3502

Short Stay (maximum 3 hour stay)

Monday to Saturday
8.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m.

10.00 a.m. to 6.00 p.m

Up toPrice
30 minutes£0.50
1 hour£1.00
2 hours£1.80
3 hours£2.20

Opening Times

10am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday

18th March to 31st October 2024

Plan your perfect outing with confidence! Our detailed Accessibility Guide provides all the information you need to decide if our museum works for you. Our guide includes facts, figures, and photos to give you a clear picture of accessibility features. We know everyone’s needs are unique, so our guide covers a wide range of accessibility details..

Admission Prices

Adults – £5

Children & Students in Full Time Education (3 to 16) – £3

Children under 3 years old – free

Family Ticket (1 Adults + 2 Children) – £9

Family Ticket (2 Adults + 2 Children) – £13

Groups per Person (6 Adults or more) – £4.50

Children’s Groups per Child – £2

Our prices offer great value, your ticket allows entry to the museum for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Additional Information

Wheelchair Access and Lift

The museum building and lift is wheelchair-accessible. If your wheelchair or mobility device is 75 cm or wider, access to certain areas of the Grade II listed building may be limited. Please contact us if you have a larger device and we can help you plan your visit.


The nearest toilets are in the Cafe in Museum Courtyard

Bike Racks

Several bike racks are located outside the museum.


Assistance dogs are welcomed at the museum. We ask visitors to remain responsible for their dogs at all times during their visit. Please ask at reception if you require a drinking bowl.

Postcard map of Dartmoor Photo by Alwyn Ladell on flickr (cc) Drawn by M F Peck. J Salmon, Ltd., Sevenoaks. Postally unused.