WELCOME TO TORQUAY MUSEUM

Discover 400 Million Years of Torbay's Heritage!

Are you searching for things to do in Torquay? Come to Torquay Museum and enjoy all the fun and family activities we have on offer - exhibitions, activities, events, lectures, trails and more.

Your entry ticket gives access for 12 months to all our galleries and exhibitions!

Monday Closed
Tuesday 10am - 4.45pm*
Wednesday 10am - 4.45pm*
Thursday 10am - 4.45pm*
Friday Closed
Saturday 10am - 4.45pm*
Sunday Closed

*last entry at 4.15pm

PAY ONCE GET IN FREE FOR A YEAR
Adult: £11.00
Child aged 3 - 16: £4.50
Child aged under 3: Free
Concessions*: £9.00

*Concessions are available for: senior citizens (65+), students in full-time education, anyone who is unemployed and/or in receipt of state benefit assistance, and disability allowance.

20% off admissions for TQ Postcodes - see current offers

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

WHAT'S ON

TOURS & TRAILS, ACTIVITIES, SPECIAL EVENTS,

The Year of the Dragon Trail

27th Jan, 10:00 am - 16th Mar 2024, 4:45 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. This year is the Year of the mighty Dragon! Can you find all the dragons around the Museum and learn some interesting facts?

TALKS, SPECIAL EVENTS, ACTIVITIES,

Frazoo Live Show: Remarkable Reptiles and Colossal Creepy-Crawlies

16th Mar 2024, 1:30 pm

After her sell-out event in November, Frazie (and Phoebe!) return with some exotic creatures and fascinating facts in this interactive live show suitable for all the family, with opportunities to join in or ask questions.

TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS

D-Day 80 Exhibition

19th Mar, 10:00 am - 21st Sep 2024, 4:45 pm

Through photographs, artefacts and uniforms, this exhibition brings to life the dramatic events leading up to D-Day, the part played by the people of South Devon in this historic military operation, and the direct impact of World War II on the normally serene seaside towns of Torbay.

DISCOVER

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

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