Salcombe Maritime Museum

South Hams

A treasure trove of models, paintings, photographs and artefacts which tell the story of Salcombe's links with ships and the sea from ancient times to the Second World War.<br /> <br />There is plenty to amuse and engage younger visitors including tales of local smugglers and pirates as well as dressing-up box in the &lsquo;young sailors corner'.<br /> <br />The museum has a unique gallery of paintings depicting the famed racing fruit schooners built in Salcombe during the 19th century.<br /> <br />Finally don't miss the sea-bed treasures recovered by divers from the hundreds of shipwrecks that line our coast.

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