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Address: Fore Street | St Marychurch, Torquay TQ1 4PR, England
Phone Number: +44 (0)1803 326108
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After visiting the model village, we spent a couple of hours here. It's brilliant, so many genuine artefacts, rooms set up to take you back in time and a lovely little shop with... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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Dorchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

After visiting the model village, we spent a couple of hours here. It's brilliant, so many genuine artefacts, rooms set up to take you back in time and a lovely little shop with some fab bits in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We spent few hours inside the museum. I am always fascinated by historical stuffs and this place is a treasure trove of victorian era items. The ambience is somewhat dark and spooky. We were so engrossed in our observation.......we had to be reminded at 17:45 that the museum will close soon.

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Margate, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I Loved it could have stayed longer but my partner is claustrophobic and felt confined in some areas.

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Thank Eileen S
Scunthorpe, United Kingdom
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5 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Spent a short time in bygones, very good. My only criticism is how hard it is to find the mice in the paintings, whilst trying to negotiate the stairs! Could the paintings be put a bit lower down, so the younger visitors had a chance!

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Wales, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was the 2nd time for us to visit this attraction as we also visited a few years ago. A lovely few hours just walking around looking at the displays and hearing the sounds of days gone by as we walked around. Very interesting. Well worth the visit. Would recommend to anyone visiting to Torquay.

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Thank Cath G
Essex, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We went here last week and what a great place to visit. It certainly takes you back in time with the smells and memorabilia of Victoria times through to the trenches of WW1. Very worthwhile visit

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Thank Linda H
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

The price is cheap. You go through the entrance after paying and you feel like your in a victorian Street and all the shops has items suitable for the victorian period. You hear occasional music played including the national anthem to bring the feel of victorian Britain to life. Even thetoilets feel like avictoriqn train station. The world war 1... More 

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Carmarthenshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Suggested by friends that we should call in to see Bygones when visiting Torquay. Really glad we did! We stayed and browsed through for a good hour or so. A very pleasant experience seeing the old replica shop windows and various well presented oldie world items on display. The background sound effects and aromas certainly add to the experience. A... More 

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Thank G A D
Warwick, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Interesting place to look round. Many exhibits. Lots of people visiting. Thought cafe could do with an update, but fruit cake was delicious!

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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53 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've known about this place for years but for some reason have never visited before and its AMAZING!! Full to the brim with nostalgic items, bits and pieces you remember from your (distant) youth and some really imaginative shops and room settings. Well worth the money, very friendly and knowledgeable staff and the Best Cup Of Tea in Torbay!! The... More 

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