Dawlish Museum
Dawlish Museum

Dawlish Museum

The Knowle

Barton Terrace


Tel 01626 888557



With 11 rooms over 3 floors the museum is most famous for its display of Piper Bill Millins D-Day bagpipes.The displays in Dawlish Museum are regularly updated and depict life past and present in the town and most notably tell the story of the February storm of 2014 which severely damaged the railway line.

A vast archive of 100’s of rare historical photographs can be seen in album form or on the library PC. Children as well as adults are well catered for and there are many fun activities just for them ,such as the dressing up outfits and the black swan trail.

Open from early May to the end of September. (Open every day in August)
Usual opening times:
Wed – Fri: 10-30am to 17.00pm
Sat – Sun: 14.00pm to 17.00pm
Last admission 16.15pm


How to find us
How to find us

Adults – £2
Concessions – £1
Family Ticket (2 adults + 2 children) – only £5
and valid for a full 7 days with FREE return entry.

Disabled facilities available. Chairlift to 1st floor.  Books, gifts and souvenirs on sale.
Jo’s Room available for meetings.