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Bygones

Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PR, England
+44 1803 326108
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fantastic!!!!

I think this is one of the best attractions I have visited for ages!! I loved the way the shops... read more

Reviewed yesterday
whitbyabi
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Harwich, Essex
Great rainy day atteaction

Bygones is basically what its name suggests a museum of bygone days. However it is very much alive... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Bornblonde1
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Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PR, England
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+44 1803 326108
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Reviewed yesterday

I think this is one of the best attractions I have visited for ages!! I loved the way the shops & displays are done and the models are amazing. Nice that this is a family run place too and you can really see that they...More

Thank whitbyabi
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Bygones is basically what its name suggests a museum of bygone days. However it is very much alive in its presentation. Displayed over 3 floors it has memories of childhood for anyone over 50. It also has a wonderful working model train and fairground display....More

Thank Bornblonde1
BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your positive and detailed feedback on what is available inside! We have put a lot of effort in to bringing the past alive with smells, sounds and are expanding our interactive areas all the time.

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This is our second visit here. The whole building is turned into the days of the Victorians from the cobbled streets and shops on the ground floor to the model trains and funfair on the third. There is also a walk through a world war...More

Thank Anne W
BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your positive feedback, it's great to have returning customers! There certainly is a lot inside to see.

Reviewed 1 week ago

had a lovely weekend in torquay. weather was good to us so managed to do lots of walking. The Bygones is well worth a visit!

Thank Ann T
BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your feedback, it is great to be able to enjoy the English Riviera's sunshine and also make a trip into Bygones where it always cool on a hot day!

Reviewed 1 week ago

This really is a marvellous place to visit - so very interesting and cleverly put together; a couple of hours pass by so quickly because you become so interested in all the exhibits, and the sounds of bygone days are really authentic. Don't miss it...More

Thank wicks525
BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us .We are pleased you enjoyed our displays including our interactive sound system in the Victorian Street

Reviewed 1 week ago

Fantastic displays of items we all used from years gone by ! Very well displayed with plenty of information.

Thank Raykay
BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for visiting us and pleased enjoyed our " bringing the past alive " exhibition

Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here to shelter from the rain and we were not disappointed....a lovely little gem and very interesting.

Thank Ellingford
BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Pleased we were able to shelter you from the rain and you enjoyed our displays

Reviewed 1 week ago

I understand Bygones compares well price wise with other events but the reality is there is more to see and interact with at other local events such as model village. There is a lot to see but i thought you could have walked into shops...More

Thank Peter G
BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

We regret that you feel you did not gain the full experience from your visit. We have opened up our Pawnbrokers shop this year and are looking into having others accessible taking into account the fragility of the items on display. Apologies that some of...More

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I've been here before years ago. My husband had never been so we decided to drive out. I'd forgotten what a fantastic collection there is here. Staff are always friendly and helpful. I love the old street and looking into the shop windows. It was...More

Thank L E H
BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your positive feedback and return visit, we would be delighted to see you here again in the future!

Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

27 years ago we came to Babbacombe here for our honeymoon and visited Bygones which had been open for 3 years at the time. 27 years on we have returned and enjoyed Bygones just as much. So much history in one place. Amazing

Thank MrHux
BYGONES B, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Many thanks for your positive feedback, it is great that you have visited us at the beginning of the journey and so many years later! We have of course expanded our displays greatly and hope to see you again before another 27 years is up!

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tgvb
Are dogs allowed?
11 August 2016|
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Response from Karen T | Reviewed this property |
Not sure, sorry
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Patsiedee
What are the entry charges
13 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
Do u carter for wheelchair,
20 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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