The Lyn & Exmoor Museum



Address: Market Street Lynton, Lynton, EX35 6AF


A charming small museum with collections of agricultural and domestic tools from Lynton and Exmoor. Also maritime, railway, and natural history. Unique pictures of the Lynmouth Flood, and a Victorian dolls' house. Housed in Lynton's oldest surviving domestic dwelling, it even includes its own ghost!

Old engravings and paintings showing Exmoor life over the last two centuries
The Lynmouth Flood Disaster of 1952
Models and curios from the Lynton & Barnstaple Railway
Agricultural implements from farms on Exmoor
A Victorian Boll's house
Peat and turf cutting
Local maritime relics
Kitchen appliances and cooking paraphernalia
The story of the Louisa lifeboat rescue
Victorian bird and animal exhibits, minerals, fossils and rocks from Exmoor

Opening Times


  • Adults: £2.00
  • Child: £0.50