Weapons, Top Secret documents, uniforms and rarely seen wartime photos from the Museum’s extensive collections, and beyond, bring to life the impact of World War II on Torbay in this family-friendly exhibition.
Visitors can handle a real Sten Gun and try on an American helmet, then enter a Morrison shelter and find out what it might have been like during an air raid.
The exhibition tells the stories of Torbay’s preparations for the D-Day landings, the American soldiers based in this area and how Torquay suffered during German bombing raids.
10.00 am - 5.00 pm (last admission 4.00 pm). Closed Friday and Sunday (although open Fridays in school holidays).
Standard Torquay Museum admission price, which entitles visitors to entry to the whole museum:
Children (3 and over) £3.60
Families (2&2) £16.95
Pay once and get in free for a year.
Travel back through 400 million years of time at Torquay Museum – a hands-on family-friendly...0.02 miles away
The Rainbow Fun House offers 13,000 Sq FT of ACTION PACKED ADVENTURE! Including the Race Track, the...0.09 miles away
Explore the English Riviera on the open-top bus sight seeing tour! It's the perfect way to relax...0.26 miles away
The Torquay Land Train is a fun way to get around Torquay for all ages! Further information can be...0.26 miles away
Torquay's Dinosaur World is an exciting exhibition that brings dinosaurs and their worlds to life! ...0.28 miles away
Coming on holiday and want to save money on Car Parking order a Torbay Council weekly or 3 day...0.28 miles away
Dartmouth Day Cruise - an exciting day adventure to the lovely historic Port of Dartmouth. Cruising...0.28 miles away
Visiting attractions on the English Riviera is now easier than ever with so many focusing on making...0.28 miles away
Church of England Churches within the English Riviera
Service Times are available from the English...0.28 miles away
Since early screen adaptations of her novels and plays,such as the 1931 work Black Coffee, there's...0.28 miles away
Christie’s other much-loved detective, the eccentric Belgian Hercule Poirot, has also become a...0.28 miles away
Who is your favourite Miss Marple? Margaret Rutherford? Joan Hickson? Or more recently the talented...0.28 miles away
List of Breweries in and around the English Riviera.0.28 miles away
A list of Cider Farms in and around the English Riviera.0.28 miles away
Vineyards in and around the English Riviera0.28 miles away
Roman Catholic Churches within the English Riviera
Service times are available from the English...0.28 miles away