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

During February Half Term (13th - 19th Feb), the Museum will be open Mon - Sat (10am - 4pm, last admissions at 3.15pm)

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



Made to be Played: A Festival of Musical Instruments Exhibition

24th Sep 2022 - 11th Mar 2023

Our new exhibition Made to Be Played: A Festival of Musical Instruments showcases and celebrates music-making around the world and through time.


Big Fish Little Fish Family Rave: Dance//Create//Play

12th Feb - 12th Feb 2023

Award-winning family rave crew Big Fish Little Fish return to Torquay for another massive afternoon of bonkers raving with the kids - this time at the mighty Torquay Museum! Yes, a rave for families IN A MUSEUM! Headline DJs are the BFLF South West residents Little My & High Eight who’ll be playing (grown-up) dance music on the multi-sensory dancefloor with glitter cannons, bubbles, snow, balloons and giant parachute dance.


May The Toys Be With You Exhibition

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

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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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