Winner of the Telegraph Family Friendly Museum Award 2013

Dedicated to the history and heritage of the town of Brixham in Devon

Schools programmes

Our schools programmes are provided by Dr Phillip Armitage.

Dr Armitage has a Ph.D in Historical Archaeology and has extensive teaching experience. He has worked in various other museums including the Natural History Museum in London, where he was the Environmental Research Officer for the Department of Urban Archaeology at the Museum of London and was in charge of a team of environmental archaeologists. He presently works as a freelance consultant in Faunal Analysis and has worked at Brixham Heritage Museum since 1997. In addition to Dr Armitage’s work in the Museum and his consultancy service, he also directs the Archaeological Field Team at Berry Head and regularly publishes papers on his specialist subjects.

The Museum is currently able to offer the following sessions for schools.

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Links with other Educational Providers in Brixham can be provided and specific topics can be arranged to suit requirements.

The Museum charges £1.50 per child. Teachers and helpers are free.

For further information please contact Louise Cresswell on 01803 856267 or email