Museum of Dartmoor Life

The Museum of Dartmoor Life (MDL) is a local museum in Okehampton, Devon, southwest England.[1][2] It covers life in the Dartmoor area.

Entrance to the Museum of Dartmoor Life, Okehampton. The entrance to the museum courtyard is through this archway off West Street.
Waterwheel at the Museum of Dartmoor Life.

The museum opened in 1981.[1] It is housed on three floors in an early 19th-century mill[3] and there is a waterwheel at the museum. The collections concentrate on the social history of Dartmoor and Okehampton from prehistoric times to the present. The museum is run as an independent charitable trust with a board of trustees.

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  1. ^ a b Gray, Louise (March 2011). "Sited at the edge of a national park, the Museum of Dartmoor Life preserves access to the area's history". Museums Journal. 111 (3): 41.
  2. ^ "Museum of Dartmoor Life". Culture24. Retrieved 3 March 2011.
  3. ^ "Museum of Dartmoor Life". Information Britain. Retrieved 3 March 2011.

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