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Very enlightening visit to expand your local knowledge of Torquay. It's not a big meuseum and can... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Michael S
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Watton, England, United Kingdom
Expensive

All museums should be free. This one costs over seven ounces each. Some well thought out exhibits... read more

Reviewed 6 December 2018
DaveThomasLeicester
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Leicester
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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 3 days ago

Very enlightening visit to expand your local knowledge of Torquay. It's not a big meuseum and can be done in less than an hour but there are some interesting exhibits. Like all indoor attractions, it's much nicer than shivering on the sea front or getting...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 5 days ago

loved this venue & recommend a visit even as a museum during daytime but at night for different venues come a long if you get the chance too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Jane T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I (Peter) could spend only 90 minutes here on New Year's Eve and thoroughly enjoyed my visit although, unfortunately, I had time to see only half of what was on show but this included an excellent room featuring various exhibits etc relating to Torquay-born Agatha...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank PeteC-CaroleB
Reviewed 13 December 2018

This is one of the best museums that we have ever visited. It is just a short (uphill) walk from The Strand....Torquay's bust terminus. The displays are always changing. When we visited the was one on The Spanish Flu epidemic and Agatha Christie plus several...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Barry S
Reviewed 6 December 2018

All museums should be free. This one costs over seven ounces each. Some well thought out exhibits but not enough for more than a couple of hours. No parking

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 30 September 2018

I’ve made several enjoyable visit to the museum as it has some very interesting galleries including local history, ancient Egypt and Agatha Christie. Most recently I attended their Agatha Christie Mystery Day. It was excellently organised. There was a programme of talks, film shows and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank lovetotravel1704
Reviewed 23 September 2018

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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank tjsussex
Reviewed 19 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank steve3074
Reviewed 17 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank louise g
Reviewed 16 September 2018 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

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank alilon56
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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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