Welcome to Tavistock Museum Shop
Our museum shop has a wide range of books and DVDs, detailing the rich history of Tavistock and the surrounding area. We are now pleased to have opened our shop online, with the same fantastic range of products. These make great gifts for locals and visitors alike!
Tavistock's Blue Plaques
Tavistock's Methodist Chapels
Brian W. Giles provides a short history of Methodist chapels in a Devon town.
Tavistock's Canal Walks
Simon Dell presents a series of walks along Tavistock Canal, providing an insight into the Canal and its history.
Stowford School Punishment Book 1935-1946
Of all the exhibits in Tavistock Museum the one which attracts the most interest is the School Punishment Book from Stowford Church of England School, near Lifton. The book was completed for the period February 1935 until November 1946 and records the names and misdeeds of 105 pupils between the ages of 6 and 14.
Tavistock Guildhall - A Story of Policing
A Devon Gem - The Bedford Hotel
Alex Mettler details the history of the Duke’s Hotel – Tavistock’s principle hostelry – in this fully illustrated hardback book.
Homage To Saint Eustachius - A History of Tavistock Parish Church
We Will Remember Them
Authors Alex Mettler and Gerry Woodcock study the 119 WWI servicemen from Tavistock whose names appear on the town’s War Memorial.
Lest We Forget
The Tavistock fallen of WWII – 39 servicemen and one servicewoman – are remembered in this book by Alex Mettler and Gerry Woodcock, as they study those whose names appear on the town’s War Memorial.
Tavistock's Policing Past
Published to celebrate the restoration and opening of Tavistock Guildhall ‘Gateway’ centre for the Cornwall and West Devon Mining Landscape World Heritage site; this book charts the life of this unique building which housed the court and police station from 1848 until 2012. It also details the history of policing of Tavistock and West Devon for over two hundred years – written by Simon Dell, who served as an officer during five of those decades in Tavistock.
A 10 minute film made for Tavistock Museum by Denham Productions, detailing the history of the once magnificent abbey.