"To promote the general diffusion of Science, Literature and the Arts, and for illustrating the Natural and Civil History of the County of Devon, and the History of the City of Exeter"

Our Founding Aim, 1813

Did You Know?

The Institution is unchanged from its original form, except for the installation of electric light and gas-fired central heating, and has a Grade II* rating in the statutory list of historic buildings in the city of Exeter.

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Another full house for our afternoon lecture @exe_lit with David Pugsley https://t.co/YtVI5sMosI
09 November 2019

And now for something completely different - David Pugsley will speak on ‘Was Jane Austen’s Aunt a shoplifter’… https://t.co/hdIqbv9Kw7
09 November 2019

Matching the loo to the animal @paulcherrill @exe_lit Such fun! https://t.co/ZKPbm07k9r
09 November 2019