In celebration of the Queen of Crime's Birthday, the Museum is hosting a series of exciting events and film showings. Check out our What's On page for further details.
Trace the eventful life of the best-selling author of all time in this recently re-developed and improved gallery dedicated solely to Agatha Christie – her life, her novels and her plays.
25th June - 4th Sept
Samurai: Warriors of Japan is a spectacular exhibition bringing graphically to life the story of the Samurai. range of real samurai weapons, artefacts and armour and costumes and the exhibition will include many rarely seen samurai items.
Explore the fascinating artefacts collected by Torquay-based explorers and scholars during their travels across the globe, from the frozen waste of the Antarctic to the depths of the Brazilian rainforest.
Children and families will find plenty to entertain them throughout the museum, with trails and in-gallery activities to keep visitors of all ages learning and exploring! Find the 'Lost Treasure of the Ancients' or solve the 'Curse of the Mummy's Hand' and much more!
Click on the picture to the left to find out more!
Tickets valid for the entire year
Did you know that, once you've paid, your museum ticket gives you unlimited entry for the rest of the year? Just keep your ticket safe, ready for your next visit.
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A brand new exciting English Riviera Cats Trail will be launched on Saturday 28th May by Torquay Museum. You are challenged to find the 20 ceramic cats displayed around Torbay, each with a unique theme and beautifully decorated by local artists and schools. A prize of lots of cat-related goodies for the overall winner is up for grabs.
Claws! The Human History of Cats
13th Feb - Sept
Exploring the relationship of cats and humans from distant prehistory until the present day, including cats in Ancient Egypt, Myth and Magic and Man eaters, this exhibition will run until the autumn of 2016 and will include many specimens from our extensive collections.