Dovery Manor Museum, Doverhay, Porlock, Somerset, TA24 8QB. United Kingdom

Dovery Manor Museum is a learning destination for the Children's University.

Opening Times 2020

1st May - 30th September

Monday to Friday10am to 5pm

Saturday 10.30am to 4.30pm

Sunday  Closed

Admission Free

Donations towards the ongoing costs of the museum are very welcome.
If you are a UK taxpayer, please consider using the Gift Aid scheme to make your gift even more valuable.

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Welcome to Dovery Manor Museum

Dovery Manor Museum © 2018  All rights reserved.
Registered Charity Number 1079760

Dovery Manor Museum is a not-for-profit charitable organisation whose aim is to provide an insight into the history of the delightful Exmoor village of Porlock and nearby communities.

The museum is run by a group of enthusiastic volunteers.

Lorna Doone

The museum is celebrating the 150th anniversary of the publication of

R.D. Blackmore's novel Lorna Doone.

 The novel is set in the lovely Oare valley and the wild and remote areas of Exmoor. 

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At the Centre of Things

 A Summer Exhibition centring on Rosemary and Tim Gray's research into the history of the Cape House and the various  trades that flourished there over the centuries and those that fanned out, like spokes in a wheel, from it.