The Burton Art Gallery and Museum

Free Entry

As the only purpose built venue in the area on the north coast between Bristol and St Ives, The Burton hosts exhibitions of national and international standing and works with the local community of all ages, families and schools.

It first opened in 1951, when Thomas Burton, Ex-Mayor and Alderman of Bideford, gifted The Burton, to provide:

"A gallery for the enjoyment, education and good of all, old and young, inhabitants and visitors, everyone and as far as one can tell, of lasting credit to the living and those to come."


Facilities include:

•Two Exhibition Spaces

•Craft Gallery

•Bideford Museum Display Area

•Gallery and Local Gift Shop

•Kingsley Room (Available for Hire)

•Bideford Tourist Information

•Cafe du Parc


Opening Times:

Monday - Saturday 10:00am - 4:00pm

Sundays 11:00am - 4:00pm

August Only

Monday - Saturday 10:00am-5:00pm

Sundays 11:00am - 4:00pm



The Burton Art Gallery and Museum

Kingsley Road


EX39 2QQ

Tel:  01237 471455


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The Burton Art Gallery is fully wheelchair accessible.

For more information on The Burton Art Gallery, including full details of exhibitions, please follow the link on the right of this page.