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Bygones

Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PR, England
+44 (0)1803 326108
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Ranked #4 of 34 attractions in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: Museums
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Birchington, United Kingdom
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40 reviews 40 reviews
15 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014 NEW

Fantastic collection of all the little things that we used to use. It was a rainy Easter Sunday when we spent a couple of hours there. Unfortunately many other people had the same idea and it did get a bit overcrowded

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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3 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2014 NEW

Loved going around this museum, which is so much more than a museum. The shops were so authentic, and the café was most welcoming.

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Bath, United Kingdom
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19 reviews 19 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2014 NEW

We shot in here because it was raining. We didn't expect it to be as good as it was. It took us 1.5 hrs to look around and there were so many interesting things to look at, it was fascinating. Nice that they let dogs in too. Highly recommended for any age really.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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8 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Loads of fascinating items on show, all indoors and anyone over 60 will be able to relate to their children and grandchildren how they used the bits and pieces. I would think wheelchair access is doubtful, but hope to be proved wrong. I had a great time, and it is just round the corner from the Model Village.

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Torquay, United Kingdom
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4 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

Best to go early especially if it's raining. Lost of interesting things and bring back lots of memories. Even younger visitors find it interesting.

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21 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014

You can get around here in less than an hour. Wouldn't visit again as really not worth it for the money.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

This place is great and there is so much to see, from a victorian street to the 50s. It is all under cover so good if it is raining. I would advise to buy a brochure to take round with you as it tells you what to look out for.

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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31 reviews 31 reviews
6 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2014

I have been to many places like this but I must say this is the best I have ever seen. The sound effects are very realistic, the collections are very well set out. This family owned collection is fantastic and not to be missed, great value for money.

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2014

From the outside of Byegones you do not realise exactly how much is inside the "shop", it is amazing. There is even a "real" train in there!! Very enjoyable indeed.

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Treorchy, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2014

Came here the last time we were in Torquay, we enjoyed it then and again this time, spotted tings we missed last time, well worth a visit,

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