"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

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Established in 1813, the Institution’s founding aim was 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”

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16 August 2019

Members’ Saturday Snippet this Saturday 17 August 2pm. Ben Clapp will be discussing St Nicolas’ Priory and our coll… https://t.co/I1ezdHrgZi
16 August 2019

Open now as normal until 4pm- and the materials are still out if you fancy your hand at some floral-themed craft 🎨📚… https://t.co/X3yGmQrXtH
10 August 2019