What's On

The Museum is open for the 2018 season.

  • We are open Tuesday – Saturday 10.00 am – 4.30 pm February, March and October
  • 10.00 am – 5.00 pm April to September
  • Closed Sundays and Mondays



Our current exhibition is a touring exhibition called ‘The Forgotten Wrecks of World War One’ which started on 1st March and will run until the end of May 2018.

This exhibition focuses on conflict on and under the water during the Great War, and this display tells the story of wrecks along our coast, specifically in Devon and Cornwall. The great variety of incidents often resulting in lives lost, range from severe enemy attacks, to misfortunes caused by bad weather and communication.

Among the events which took place in proximity of Devon, there are accounts of a torpedoed hospital ship, the survivors of which found refuge in the county, as well as a deceptive merchant ship which held a hidden secret….



Also, to coincide with the Teignmouth Poetry Festival which runs in the town from 15th to 18th March, the museum has a display about John Keats’ stay in Teignmouth 200 years ago. (This will also run until the end of May).

His brothers, George and Tom had come to Teignmouth late in 1817 and John joined them in March of 1818, staying for two months. He also wrote the famous poem, Teignmouth.







Starting on 1st June and running until 30th June will be a new ehibition called Pike Ward and Teignmouth.

This exhibitionwill focus on the story of the Ward family, and in particular the exploits of Pike Ward the Icelandic Adventurer who was based in our town.





The Teign Room is available for hire to local community groups and businesses. All enquiries to info@teignheritage.org.uk or 01626 777041




On Saturday May 12th we will be hosting:

THE MAY CRAFT FAIR at Teign Heritage Centrte!

There will be many lovely items to purchase as gifts or present for yourself or your friends, and the fair will have something to interest all ages – with every item hand made with love!

The Fair will open at 10am until 4pm and Admission is FREE.





The Teign Room is available for hire to local community groups and businesses. All enquiries to info@teignheritage.org.uk or 01626 777041



If you would like to participate in any of these events please contact the organiser on the number provided below …..


5.00pm-5.45pmLow impact aerobics (Carole-Anne Barr) 07472059428
7.30pm-8.30pmTeignmouth Karate Club (Mike Cheesley) 07905560705


8.45am-12.15pmPilates  (3 sessions) (Wendy Blackburn: 07815489797)
2.00pm-3.00pmPilates (Wendy Blackburn) 07815489797
5.00pm-7.00pmFitsteps (2 sessions) (Carole-Anne Barr) 07472059428


9.30am-12.15pmYoga (2 sessions) (Jan Hockley) 07779784409
8.00pm-10.00pmMorris Dancing (Amanda Veal) 01626775400


9.30am-10.30amPilates (Wendy Blackburn) 07815489797
10.45am-12.00pmYoga  (Jan Hockley. www.janethockley.co.uk)  07779784409)
6.00pm -7.00pmAerobics (Carole-Anne Barr) 07472059428
7.00pm-8.00pmZumba (Carole-Anne Barr) 07472059428


10.00am-11.15amPilates and Relaxation (Beth Stevens) 07773367455)


If you would like to participate in any of these events please contact the organiser on the numbers provided.

Teignmouth Town Heritage Trail

 The Trail was started in 2005 by the Teignmouth Folk Festival with boards at points of interest round the town for residents and visitors to read. This proved very popular, and it was extended to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee year in 2012 and again in 2014. Taking advantage of new technology, the Trail now incorporates a website which can be accessed by Smartphone. There are also Audio Guides using microdot technology which allow users to access the trail information if they have sight problems. The Trail starts at the Museum and the Audio Guides are available there to pick up from Tuesdays to Saturdays from 10am. There is a deposit to be paid for taking the Audio Guides out of the Museum.