Families at the Museum
Welcome to Torquay Museum Families Area.
NOTICE: Due to COVID-19 some activities may not be available. Please phone the museum to check availablity if there is a specific activity you wish to use.
At Torquay Museum we follow the Kids in Museums manifesto and aim to provide a welcoming, family friendly atmosphere, fun activities, exhibitions and events throughout the year, spacious baby- changing areas, interactive gallery spaces and a child- friendly cafe .
Within our galleries you will find lots of fun hands on spaces and play areas :
THE HOLDEN GALLERY features our amazing Timeark tunnel, find the fossil activities, a chill-out sensory play zone and Beach Detectives game.
THE ANCESTORS GALLERY features the Forensics CSI table - get underneath it and see what you discover
THE DEVON FARMHOUSE features our model farm and book corner with story sacks.
THE EXPLORERS GALLERY features our "Beware Animals" crawl tunnel, Explorers game , dressing up area and " Curse of the Mummy's Hand game"
We also have Free Explorer backpacks for 3-8 year olds, Sensory backpacks and trails for older children.