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Bygones

Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PR, England
+44 1803 326108
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Hidden gem

Several visits and you would see something new each time. Well set out. Lots of buttons to press... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Sally W
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A good couple of hours well spent in an eclectic museum

A journey back to the past for those who remember right back to the 50's and of Victorian and... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
MikeGoodwin1950
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Several visits and you would see something new each time. Well set out. Lots of buttons to press. Good for all ages

Thank Sally W
Reviewed 4 days ago

A journey back to the past for those who remember right back to the 50's and of Victorian and Edwardian times too. Lots for youngsters and kids to see too.

Thank MikeGoodwin1950
Reviewed 5 days ago

Complete waste of time and money. Their advertising is simply miss-leading. The only shop that can be "explored" is the visitors shop as you enter the building. Everything else is tat behind glass with NO explanation as to what you may be looking at. I...More

Thank Susan J
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This was a great afternoon, the displays were fab and the kids loved it, asking lots of questions along the way. Although I was born in the 70's there were a few things that took me back to my childhood. The train section was great...More

Thank naddie1
Reviewed 6 days ago

Spent 2 hours here. It's really interesting and well set out. The Victorian shops set on cobbled streets, with sounds. Alot of displays including Ww1 trench. Very informative. Not wheelchair accessible. There's a small cafe, which we didn't go to.

Thank karenhandley16
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This charming family run museum is filled with curiosities from days gone by. Mechanical mannequins and sound effects add to the (sometimes ghoulish) fun. The cafe was also a highlight, as was the excellent custome service from the friendly staff.

Thank Sarah S
Reviewed 1 week ago

victorian and edwardian exibits are very good as well as th mock up street and little shops and steam engines and small scale lit up railway and the military section regarding ww1 ww2 etc

Thank Michelin24
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bygones is a unique type of museum with a wonderful mix of all things nostalgia. This even had my hubby intrigued and he was never one for historical things but this place literally has left him wanting more knowledge about the past ....... THANK YOU...More

Thank Tamara D
Reviewed 1 week ago

I'm not really to sure what I think of Bygones, Bygones is a museum which seems a bit cobbled together, there is a lot to see in a limited space and maybe some displays would be better if they wasn't so packed. However there is...More

Thank The_Tamworth_Taster
Reviewed 1 week ago

First time visit, three floors of childhood memories well worth a visit for adults to remember and children to learn

Thank kenneth M
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tgvb
11 August 2016|
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Response from Karen T | Reviewed this property |
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Patsiedee
14 June 2016|
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Response from Travelmaxles | Reviewed this property |
£8.75 for adults £28.95 for a family ticket (2 adults and 2 kids). You can of course google the Bygones website for more information about prices , opening hours etc etc . Hope this helps and it's fun for all the... More
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Sweatpe
21 April 2016|
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Response from Mabscay | Reviewed this property |
From my memory, I believe downstairs would be possible, however, the stairs as mentioned by others, would definitely pose a problem. If it is possible, downstairs would still be a must see.
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