Crediton Area History & Museum Society

The Old Town Hall, High Street
Crediton EX17 3LF

Local museum & history society for Crediton and surrounding villages in Mid-Devon. Exhibitions are usually based on local themes and use the society's archive of documents and photographs.

Dartmoor Trust & Archive

Ford Farm, Sticklepath
Okehampton EX20 2NS

The Dartmoor Trust works closely with the National Park Authority on projects that benefit Dartmoor. At the core of the Dartmoor Trust is our archive project. The Dartmoor Trust Archive is home to 20,000 images dating back over 100 years.

Devon Family History Society

PO Box 9
Exeter EX2 6YP

The society's objects are to promote the study of genealogy and history, especially of Devon families and places, to educate the public therein through advice and instruction, and, for the public benefit, to encourage the preservation and transcription of relevant documents and records, especially for the county of Devon.

Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre

The Fairground Heritage Trust, Milford
Lifton PL16 0AT

The Fairground Heritage Trust, formed in 1986, is a charity which is committed to saving, conserving and sharing historic fairground equipment. Our aim is to establish Dingles Fairground Heritage Centre as a remarkable and fascinating experience; a place to visit offering fun, enjoyment and learning for a broad range of audiences. In addition to our other collections, the Trust also has access to an extensive collection of ephemera and a large photographic archive.

Society for One-Place Studies

c/o Devon Heritage Centre, Great Moor House, Bittern Road, Sowton
Exeter EX2 7NL

There are many individuals, societies and groups across the globe researching the people of a community within the context of the place they live. The vision of this Society is to bring together those like-minded people and provide a platform for members to share good practice, ideas and methodology in one place, as well as promote the research being undertaken on their study area. Read more at

Torquay Museum

529 Babbacombe Rd
Torquay TQ1 1HG

Torquay Museum is Devon's oldest established Museum still operating, founded in 1845 and still owned and run by Torquay Museum Society. The museum holds collections that are exceptional for a Museum of this size, with over 300,000 objects, some of which are of international importance. The museum is home to the second oldest anatomically modern human fossil in Europe, along with a large collection of stone tools and animal remains from the nearby Kents Cavern - one of the most important prehistoric sites in Europe.