Temporary Exhibitions


Soldiers & Samurai - Now open

 

A new exhibition detailing the murder of two 20th East Devonshire officers by Samurai in Japan,1864.

 

Soldiers and Samurai tells the story of how Major George Walter Baldwin and Lieutenant Robert Nicholas Bird were killed by Samurai whilst visiting the Giant Buddha in Japan. It also documents the lives of the two murderers as well as showcase some of the earliest photography ever taken in Japan including the work of Felice Beatro who became the unofficial photographer for the East Devonshire Regiment.

 

Normal admission rates apply.