Open today until: 4pm


The Museum at the heart of the English Riviera Global Geopark full of fascinating stories. Searching for things to do in Torquay and Devon? Come to Torquay Museum and enjoy all the fun and family activities we have on offer - exhibitions, activities, events, lectures, museum trails and more!

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am - 4pm*
Wednesday 10am - 4pm*
Thursday 10am - 4pm*
Friday Closed
Saturday 10am - 4pm*
Sunday Closed

*Last entry at 3.15pm

From 25th March the Museum will be open 10am - 4.45pm, last admissions at 4.15pm.  

During the Easter break (3rd - 15th April) the Museum will be open Monday - Saturday. 

Pay once and get in free for one year.

Adult: £9.00
Child aged 3 - 16: £4.50
Child aged under 3: Free
Concessions*: £8.00

*Concessions are available for: senior citizens (60+), students in full-time education, those in receipt of state benefit assistance, and disability allowance.

Torquay Museum, 529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, Devon, TQ1 1HG



Chinese Zodiac Trail

11th Feb, 10:00 am - 28th Mar 2023, 4:00 pm

According to the Chinese calendar, based on the cycles of the moon, each year is represented by an animal called a Chinese zodiac sign. Can you find all the Zodiac animals around the Museum?


May The Toys Be With You Star Wars Preview Evening

24th Mar 2023, 7:00 pm

Join us, for an EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW EVENING of the UK’s finest collection of vintage STAR WARS TOYS and original cinema posters on Friday 24th March at 7pm.


May The Toys Be With You Exhibition

25th Mar, 10:00 am - 17th Jun 2023, 4:45 pm

The Force is strong at Torquay Museum! On March 25th 2023, from a galaxy far, far away comes an absolute must-see for all the family.


Travel Back in Time

Discover 400 million years of Torbay's heritage at Torquay Museum - a hands-on-family-friendly visitor attraction, with lots to see and do for children and adults alike.

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"Fascinating --- a real pleasure to visit. 👍 Welcoming, friendly and knowledgeable staff. Excellent layout with interests for all age groups --- oh! and a lovely cafe, too"

Dave Crispin | Sep, 2021

"A repeat visitor to this fine museum, easy to lose a whole day, drawn in to a world now lost. Particularly good paleolithic exhibit, and fascinating Local Explorers section…"

Rik Sinnett | Sep, 2022

"Torquay Museum is a great place. So many cool exhibits to look at and friendly staff. Although hard to choose from my favorite piece was a 400,000 year old cave man skull! The Explorers floor is just incred"

Stephen Karl McQueen | Nov, 2021

Support Torquay Museum

Each year, Torquay Museum benefits from the generous support of dozens of volunteers, Torquay Museum Society members, Corporate Partners, organisations and members of the public.    

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