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Bygones

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Address: Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PR, England
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Amazing place really enjoyed it, a few negative points though. The place is quite expensive to visit £9.00 each and the food was average in the cafe. I had a cheese salad sandwich... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing place really enjoyed it, a few negative points though. The place is quite expensive to visit £9.00 each and the food was average in the cafe. I had a cheese salad sandwich which was very plain and burning, there was a very small amount of cheese and the mayo was served on a sahaet which was difficult to use... More 

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124 reviews
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed it here and the old fashioned street and the train models were interesting to look at and the staff were friendly and it was good value for money.

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Thank Joanne S
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6 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went here because we had heard of bygones in a few other places. Not the best one around but definately worth a visit. The ground floor was layed out as a victorian street which really gives you the impression that you are in that time. They have some old penny machines that you could have a play with and... More 

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Thank Garryp0
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11 reviews
9 attraction reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago

A step in the past, wonderful museum lots to see. Old fashioned shops, the war years, cafe and gift shop. Well worth a visit

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Thank vmclmskls
Derby, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

My daughter asked if we could visit after seeing the attraction whilst we were sat at the traffic lights. We really enjoyed it and spent about 1.5 hours here. A great collection of memorabilia, my daughter loved the old style penny machines and the dressing up box!

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Thank Jollies13
Yeovil, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very very good experience amongst items not often seen in the modern house or street! Lots of hard work had gone in to making the museum very lifelike. Felt quite humbled by our forefathers......Have we got it too easy these days?

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Thank ytfc_2011
Cornwall, United Kingdom
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

Bygones is definitely worth a visit. We read to allow one hour for a visit, we were there for three! The Victorian village is very good, creating atmosphere and giving you plenty to look at. We particularly liked the World War 2 trench. The cafe on the third floor is recommended and all of the staff were very helpful. The... More 

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Thank Cornishrock
Adelaide, Australia
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13 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is the most brilliant display of bygone days. It was hard to leave. A family business which has worked hard to impress the public. Well done

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Thank Lorry T
Exeter, United Kingdom
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8 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fascinating look into the past. Bygones is very well presented, and is extremely interesting. Cafe is nice and clean and everything is very reasonably priced

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Thank Janet O
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Excellent example and a real history lesson. A must if you are interested in Victoriana. Unbelievable and so much effort put into making it interesting

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