Custom House Visitor Centre



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Two thousand years of Exeter's history in an audio-visual presentation of the city from Roman times to the present day. The centre provides the opportunity to learn about the history of the Quayside through lively displays, illustrations and artefacts.

Custom House Visitor Centre
The Quay, EXETER, EX2 4AN


  • Suitable for children of all ages
  • Parking nearby
  • Facilities: Induction loop, audio visual presentation
Opening times
  • Open all year
  • Opening Times: Open all year, Apr-Oct, daily 10-5; Nov-Mar, Sat-Sun 11-4

About the area

Discover Devon

With magnificent coastlines, two historic cities and the world-famous Dartmoor National Park, Devon sums up all that is best about the British landscape. For centuries it has been a fashionable and much loved holiday destination – especially south Devon’s glorious English Riviera.

Close to the English Riviera lies Dartmoor, one of the south-west’s most spectacular landscapes. The National Park, which contains Dartmoor, covers 365 square miles and includes many fascinating geological features – isolated granite tors and two summits exceeding 2,000 feet among them. 

Not surprisingly, in Dartmoor the walking opportunities are enormous. Cycling in the two National Parks is also extremely popular and there is a good choice of off-road routes taking you to the heart of Dartmoor and Exmoor. Devon’s towns and cities offer stimulating alternatives to the rigours of the countryside.

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