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Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery
Plymouth City Council
Plymouth PL1 2AA
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01752 304774
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museum@plymouth.gov.uk
Fax :
01752 304775

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The Arts and Heritage Service cares for and conserves over 300,000 artefacts, 80,000 photographs and a number of historic collections.

Plymouth City Museum and Art Gallery

Open Tuesday to Saturday all year except Good Friday and Christmas/New Year. Free admission.

A great place to visit with nine permanent galleries, two exhibition galleries and hundreds of events and activities throughout the year. The City Museum and Art Gallery also provides an education service for schools, colleges, universities, pre-school children and young people, plus outreach and access services for community groups and adults.


Plymouth and West Devon Record Office

Open Tuesday to Friday all year except Good Friday and Christmas/New Year. Please book in advance.

Plymouth and West Devon Record Office is your one-stop shop for help with family, house and local history research.


Mount Edgcumbe

House and Earl's Garden open April to September. Country Park open all year round.

Mount Edgcumbe House is the former home of the Earls of Mount Edgcumbe. Set in Grade I Cornish Gardens within 865 acres Country Park on the Rame Peninsula, South East Cornwall.


Public Art

Exciting and innovative projects across the City.

Visit the Public Art pages to find out more about current projects including 'In Praise of Trees' by Peter Randall Page in Ham Woods and our Council House Art Display project.


Smeaton's Tower

Open all year except Good Friday and Christmas/New Year. Please see our Smeaton's Tower page for full details of opening dates and times. Standard admission applies.

Our historic lighthouse is more than 250 years old and is one of the city's landmark buildings. Climb the 93 steps to the top and enjoy panoramic views of Plymouth and beyond.


Elizabethan House

Open

until 4 October (Tuesday to Saturday).
Standard admission applies.

A rare example of its time, the Elizabethan House is a historic property laid out in the style of a merchant or sea captain's home from the 1600s.


Merchant's House

Open

until 4 October (Tuesday to Saturday).
Standard admission applies.

A fine example of a 16th/17th century house, the historic Merchant's House building is full of objects and information that provide a snapshot of Plymouth's past including the Victorian era and the Blitz.