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Devonshire Collection of Period Costumes

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Address: 43 High Street, Totnes TQ9 5NP, England
Phone Number: +44 1803 863168

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Anyone interested in costume and fashion should not miss this wonderful gem of a museum. Set on Totnes' Main Street, it changes it's display each year and this year has dyeing as... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 July 2016

Anyone interested in costume and fashion should not miss this wonderful gem of a museum. Set on Totnes' Main Street, it changes it's display each year and this year has dyeing as it's theme. The display is wonderful, with the costumes arranged into colours, all eras together. My daughter and I had great fun guessing the decade they were made,... More 

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Sevenoaks, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 September 2015

This museum had the personal touch. It is an independent museum with the people who work there being enthusiastic and knowledgable. Well thought out set of costumes set out to see the development of women through the ages (last 200 years) and their figures. Space is limited and the lighting a little dim, so my daughter read out the information... More 

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Exeter, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 July 2015

Large car park, and terraced patio type terraced Gardens positively overflowing with flowers to enjoy with a pre dinner drink (or at any time at all!) A warm welcome upon registration, and we decided to upgrade to a room on the ground floor. The room had everything we needed, and the bathroom although somewhat 'bijou had a walk in shower.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2012

I was very disappointed to discover that this lovely little gem closed on the last day of October, and didn't remain opened over the full half term week. The lovely lady volunteer gave me a very quick tour of the exhibition as it was just ready to be dismantled. I would really like to have spent more time looking at... More 

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