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Good local museum

Visited today. One of the more expensive museums in the area although you can get a free return... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Mike A
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Interesting local museum

A cheap visit for two with student discount and a 10% off coupon - an interesting display of Agatha... read more

Reviewed 10 June 2018
Bill C
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Travel back through 400 million years of time at Torquay Museum - a hands-on family-friendly visitor attraction, with lots to see and do for children and adults alike. A wide variety of exhibitions are hosted throughout the year by the Museum, from...more
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529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay TQ1 1HG, England
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+44 1803 293975
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

My husband and I visited the museum at opening time, staff were friendly and the museum is priced competitively although this depends how long you spend there. We were there for just over an hour which considering it is laid out over three floors didn’t...More

Thank katye1983
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This museum is a 10 minute walk from the Marina. It is up a gentle hill. The building is attractive, with a terrace on which guests were taking tea or other snacks. It cost £6.70 to enter, and the ticket is valid for the whole...More

1  Thank Roland D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited today. One of the more expensive museums in the area although you can get a free return visit ticket - might be worth picking up an English Riviera Attractions Passport which gets you 15% off as well as discounts for most other attractions in...More

1  Thank Mike A
Reviewed 10 June 2018

A cheap visit for two with student discount and a 10% off coupon - an interesting display of Agatha Christie memorabilia and local explorer heroes such as Percy Fawcett. Kids will love the Lego exhibition, currently on display until early September.

Thank Bill C
Reviewed 9 June 2018 via mobile

I booked a mini break just to visit the museum. It’s something that interests me a lot so was really excited to visit. The staff were amazing and so friendly and informative, the museum was very clean and culdnr fault the general appearance. All the...More

Thank Kayleigh D
Reviewed 20 May 2018

we went on a ghost hunting evening here , didnt see any ghost but saw amazing artifacts , a wonderful guided tour , we were allowed to access other areas behind the scenes it was a fabulous night with a lot of various hisstorical collections...More

Thank Jill L
Reviewed 20 May 2018 via mobile

Most of what we saw we had seen many times before. We were attracted by the well advertised, Agatha Christie exhibition and decided to pay what we felt was a bit expensive entry for a ‘museum’. We felt that particular exhibition was small, ok if...More

1  Thank elsmitty
Reviewed 25 April 2018 via mobile

Plenty of free parking a 20 minute walk away along the promenade. A great rainy day outing (as we did) plenty of history and exhibitions here with an abundance of information artefacts and more. A sensibly priced cafe serving quality hot and cold food and...More

Thank Andrew W
Reviewed 15 April 2018

I didn't have much time (two hours, car on a meter), it was a spur of the moment visit on my own, but I got a good impression of the museum. I was hoping to find something of the history of Torbay during WW2, I...More

1  Thank Andrew T
Reviewed 3 April 2018 via mobile

Lots of stuff for kids to fiddle with. Places for weary parents to sit. Possible to squeeze almost 2 hours of quality faffing about for 10s or under on a rainy day. Clean toilets. Gift shop has good variety from tat to stuff you might...More

2  Thank Stag_Lake
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paulinelow45
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Response from claireplym2828 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I did not notice one on my visit but on their website they state they have ramps and lifts to the galleries making everything accessible.
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Response from Torquay_Museum | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your message. A discount voucher for 15% off can be obtained from the Tourist Office in the English Riviera Passport booklet. We also offer a discounted rate for senior citizens, low income people, NHS... More
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