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Couple of hours

We called in here on the way back from Kents Caverns. Quite small but there are some interesting... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
StonesFanLincoln
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Lincoln
Lovely Museum

The museum was good, with good exhibits. I especially liked the exhibition about Agatha Christie... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Safina H
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London, United Kingdom
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Travel back through 400 million years of time at Torquay Museum - a hands-on family-friendly visitor attraction, with lots to see and do for children and adults alike. A wide variety of exhibitions are hosted throughout the year by the Museum, from...more
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Did not have much time here. But was very useful in relation to the Agatha Christie exhibition. Very informative and a good prelude to revisiting Greenway the following day. I will look forward to spending more time there in the not too distant future. I...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

went to this museum for the Agatha Christie exhibit,was very disappointed the size and no photos allowed, also after we brought tickets found there was a conference so few rooms including cafe were shut.. not told before? was expecting more from the shop esp small...More

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We called in here on the way back from Kents Caverns. Quite small but there are some interesting sections including (at the moment) one on Agatha Christie. Good value with concessions and vouchers both applied.

Date of experience: September 2019
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I really enjoyed my time here. The contents were varied, well presented and thought-provoking. They ranged across recent Roman excavations, through explorers with local connections, social history (a traditional farmhouse interior), Agatha Christie, and findings from the local "Kent Caverns", including a 40,000 year old...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The museum was good, with good exhibits. I especially liked the exhibition about Agatha Christie. Well worth the money you spend.

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 16, 2019

We had a lovely day today at the museum. Two kids age 8 and 6 enjoyed it a lot especially the bones exhibit. They were interested in the finds at ipplepen and the explorers section upstairs. We did lots of brass rubbing, trails and dressing...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 12, 2019

This is a great little museum with a mix of local Agatha Christie and Poirot memorabilia, natural history, local Devonshire history, and a great exhibit on famous explorers and expeditions with links to the area. The staff are very friendly, helpful and enthusiastic. The exhibits...More

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 6, 2019 via mobile

Cracking little museum, loss to see and very varied for a local museum. Lots of history out of Torquay .

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed August 3, 2019

A great day out for the family with fun activities. Friendly, helpful staff. Cafe, somewhat overwhelmed by numbers

Date of experience: August 2019
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Reviewed July 23, 2019

I delivered training at this museum and its a great little place. Staff are very friendly, it has a great little shop with lots of Agatha Christie gifts, a cafe with cakes and hot dishes. But most of all the museum is great especially for...More

Date of experience: July 2019
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paulinelow45
May 1, 2018|
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Response from claireplym2828 | Reviewed this property |
Hi. I did not notice one on my visit but on their website they state they have ramps and lifts to the galleries making everything accessible.
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paulinelow45
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Response from Ro d | Reviewed this property |
There is a lift that will take you to most of the museum. The smaller room (where there was an instillation on the lost city of Z when I went) may not be lift accessible as it's on a half floor between ground and first and I... More
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Response from Torquay_Museum | Property representative |
Hi, thanks for your message. A discount voucher for 15% off can be obtained from the Tourist Office in the English Riviera Passport booklet. We also offer a discounted rate for senior citizens, low income people, NHS... More
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