Sidmouth Museum features Darwin in new exhibits for April opening

PUBLISHED: 16:26 19 March 2009 | UPDATED: 08:47 18 June 2010

TWO new exhibitions touring Devon museums this summer will allow visitors to learn about Darwin and local archaeology. The Darwin Exhibition will travel to 15 museums in the county as part of the national Darwin 200 celebrations.

TWO new exhibitions touring Devon museums this summer will allow visitors to learn about Darwin and local archaeology.

The Darwin Exhibition will travel to 15 museums in the county as part of the national Darwin 200 celebrations.

Dr Bob Symes, curator of Sidmouth Museum, is planning a Darwin exhibition of his own as part of its celebration of Natural Beauty this season.

Treasures from the Earth archaeology exhibition, which opened in Torquay last month, features iconic finds from the great collections of Devon.

After visiting Devon towns, including Tiverton, it will tour museums in Somerset and Cornwall.

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