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Young Detectives History Tour

Young Detectives History Tour


Always wanted to do some detective work? Join us and look for clues to piece together the history of the priory and learn unexpected facts and stories about our building!

Drop-in sessions last 45 minutes and start at:




Be inspired and join our fabulous education volunteers in looking for clues – a fun family activity session for children aged 6 – 12.

Children must be accompanied by one responsible adult at all times. Pay what you think! You can also donate here

Date & Time

10:15 - 13:00



St Nicholas Priory
Mint Lane, Off Fore Street, Exeter, Devon, EX4 3BL

Find directions to St Nicholas Priory on our visit us page.

St Nicholas Priory: Founded by William the Conqueror in 1087, St Nicholas Priory was home to Benedictine monks for over 400 years and is the oldest building in Exeter. In 1536, like other monasteries, it was closed and the remains became the home of wealthy Tudor merchants.

Access: Unfortunately, only the ground floor of our building is wheelchair-accessible.

Facilities: Accessible loos and nappy-changing facilities.

If you have any questions or concerns about your visit, please email [email protected].

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