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A good rainy-day attraction

A pleasant place to wander round with some interesting exhibits, particularly in respect of... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
tjsussex
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Horsham, United Kingdom
Good value for money

Great mueseum with lots to see.Every year we go and there is a new exhibition. For instance there... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
simon s
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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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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Reviewed 2 days ago

A pleasant place to wander round with some interesting exhibits, particularly in respect of wildlife and habitats. There is also a very enjoyable section on the inside of a Devon farmhouse (reconstructed) and another with much Agatha Christie TV memorabilia. Far more enjoyable to visit...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

A lot bigger inside than it looks,a lot of very good information on Agatha Christie and local finds,well worth a visit for the family,a lot to look around,and very well layed out

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A pleasant museum that’s a bit like a tardis. Much more to see inside than I expected as I walked up to it. There’s a real effort made in presenting the information in several ways to appeal to adults and children alike which I applaud...More

1  Thank louise g
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So, so disappointed with the Agatha Christie Day. At a cost of £30 each we expected a better day - it wasn't as it was described. Too many foreign screenings and radio plays - now whilst AG sold her books all over the world -...More

1  Thank alilon56
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We went as there was a Lego exhibition, which was quite good. There was a question sheet for the children which meant they had to look around. There was an opportunity to build some things out of Lego, but unfortunately this was put in the...More

Thank GeorginaPatrick
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We visited with my six month old son recently, and having lived in Torquay for ten years, I wish I had visited sooner. The baby liked the lights, sounds and colours in the different exhibition rooms, and I really enjoyed learning more about Torquay. There...More

1  Thank Laura N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

An interesting morning spent in this museum.Diverse with parts dedicated to Agatha Christie Explorers and a Lego Exibition.

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Visited with my family, not really very impressed at all and very expensive for what it is. The cafe is nice and the staff are friendly. The shop has a lot of Agatha Christie books for sale. Nowhere near as good as the Torre Abbey...More

Thank Peter J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Great mueseum with lots to see.Every year we go and there is a new exhibition. For instance there was a lego exibition last time we went it was brilliant. Would definately recommend for families with young children!

Thank simon s
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We went along with our kids to check out the Museum. The kids and I really enjoyed the Lego exhibition. The other galleries were interesting in particular the Agatha Christie displays. The ticket is valid for a year to go back and if you look...More

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paulinelow45
1 May 2018|
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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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paulinelow45
1 May 2018|
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Response from Ro d | Reviewed this property |
There is a lift that will take you to most of the museum. The smaller room (where there was an instillation on the lost city of Z when I went) may not be lift accessible as it's on a half floor between ground and first and I... More
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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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