Timeline

2011

Purpose-built Mosque Opens

There has been a mosque in Exeter since 1976, on York Road. The first mosque was in a Victorian house at no 15. 

The purpose-built mosque was opened in October 2011.

Read more about the history of Exeter's mosque and the Muslim community in this paper by our volunteers Nazima Khan and Mona Abou Bakr Hassan.

More pictures of the Mosque on our Gallery.

The website for Exeter's mosque is very informative.  They also run regular open days - please contact the mosque for more information.

Read more about the opening ceremony on the BBC website.