Torquay Museum

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Torquay Museum

Opening Times

Open All Year
Torquay Museum (1 Jan 2015 - 31 Dec 2015)
DayTimes
Monday10:0016:00
Tuesday10:0016:00
Wednesday10:0016:00
Thursday10:0016:00
Friday10:0016:00
Saturday10:0016:00
Sunday10:0016:00
Bank Holiday10:0016:00

* Open: all year Monday to Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm (last entry 3.00pm). Open Sundays in peak season and school holidays (Friday 18th July until 5th September). Check website or call for more details. Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.

Address/Location

529 Babbacombe Road
Torquay
Devon
TQ1 1HG

Contact

Tel: +44 01803 293975

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 child-friendly summer blockbusters to fascinating exhibitions about South Devon’s amazing archaeology, geology and people.

Our summer exhibition running from 27th June – 5th Sept 15 is Visions of the Future: Science Fiction, see stunning costumes and props from some of the best Sci-Fi movies ever made – including Star Wars, Alien, Back to the Future and Doctor Who. Why not come and try our time trail and receive a prize!

Our ‘Britain’s First Humans’ exhibition ( 12th Sept 15 – 12th Dec 15) gives visitors a unique opportunity to see a remarkable display from the Natural History Museum in London, featuring the oldest human fossil in Britain!

Detect your way through Britain’s only Agatha Christie gallery at Torquay Museum, which is dedicated to the life story of the Queen of Crime. Re-developed and improved in 2013, the new gallery now enables visitors to step inside Poirot’s study and lounge, including furniture, books, pictures and even fireplaces from his beautiful London Art Deco apartment.

Come face-to-face with North-West Europe’s oldest human fossil and the sabre-toothed tigers he shared his Torquay home with 44,000 years ago, and explore life and death in Ancient Egypt, including the coffin of a 2,500 year old mummified boy. Find out about Torquay’s explorer’s, including the inspiration for Indiana Jones and what life was like in an Devon Farmhouse in the 1800’s.

Ticket Information

Ticket TypeTicket Tariff
Adult£6.15 per ticket
Child (3-16 years)£3.90 per ticket
Child (under 3)Free
Family (1 Adult & 2 Children)£12.60 per ticket
Family (2&2)£18.30 per ticket
Senior/Student£4.50 per ticket

Note: Prices are a guide only and may change on a daily basis.

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