RAMM invites you on a journey of discovery.

The museum’s online collection database allows you to explore the world from the comfort of your own home.

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Collections at RAMM chart the story of the natural world and human creativity over millennia and across the globe, from the fossilised remains of prehistoric life to the very latest work by contemporary artists. The focus of our collection is on Exeter, Devon and their links with the wider world.

You can enjoy the collection by browsing or by choosing to select our collections stories or collectors’ biographies.

RAMM’s collections information includes historic descriptions and representations that are inaccurate, racist and otherwise inappropriate. We believe that it is important to retain and contextualise these historical records, while acknowledging the hurtful legacies in the collections we care for. We ask for your help in identifying offensive or harmful content and welcome your feedback.