Torquay Museum is a local history museum in Torquay in Devon.
Set over four floors, the museum features a range of galleries featuring historical, geological and pre-historical items and information mainly pertaining in some way to the Torquay and Devon area. Items on display include historical artefacts, fossils, archaeological finds, works of art, textiles, collections of mounted insects and stuffed animals and geological specimens. Amongst the topics covered are the Kent Caverns where archaeologists have discovered ancient human and animal remains. There is an Agatha Christie gallery which includes personal belongings, photographs, informational panels, items from television productions of her works and a reconstruction of Hercule Poirot’s study. There is a reconstructed 1860 Devon farmhouse, the Explorers gallery displays items from cultures around the world that have been collected by Torquay explorers and there is also an exhibit displaying Egyptian artefacts including a genuine mummy.
- Shop selling gifts, cards and books including a large stock of Agatha Christie books.
- Pengelly’s café serving home cooked local produce.
- Fully wheelchair accessible.
Opening Times & Ticket Prices:
- Please visit the Torquay Museum website for opening times and prices.
Before you start your journey to Torquay Museum for your day out, we recommend that you check their website or contact them to confirm opening times and admission prices.