Come and explore our display galleries

In addition to our events programme we are also able to offer you the chance to view our special exhibitions.

We have two display galleries on the ground floor and some small displays in our Research Library too. You may also want to take a peek in the lecture room which is home to some of our historic map collection. Entry to our exhibitions is free of charge.

To view our exhibitions please visit us during our opening hours.

Finding Pike Ward

Finding Pike Ward

The Icelandic Adventure of a Teignmouth Sea Trader.  In 2016, a set of scrapbooks was rediscovered in the stores at the Devon Heritage Centre that had been made by Pike Ward to record his extraordinary life in Iceland between 1893 and 1909. The pages were full of...

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Shilstone, a journey through time

Shilstone, a journey through time

This exhibition is temporarily closed.  People have been living and working in the Shilstone landscape for thousands of years. Through archaeological excavation and historical research, our Resident Archaeologists have been able to reveal much of this story. Our...

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Where we are

Devon Rural Archive, Shilstone, Modbury, Devon, PL21 0TW

Call us: 01548 830832

Email us: office@dra.uk.net