A Free Exhibition Celebrating Local Heritage through Historic Images on the Streets of Torbay.
We hold tens of thousands of historic images in our collections. From %th April follow the trail and use the map to find 24 images historic images of Torbay. Discover lost buildings, dramatic events and people from the past.
Re-opening 17th May*
Torquay Museum is closed to the public due to the third national lockdown. We hope to re-open again to the public on 17th May. We hope to be open soon - in the meantime why not visit us on social media - Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.
*Subject to government rules
We would like to ask the local community to take photographs of life during the current crisis and donate them to the Museum. They could show anything from empty streets and closed shops to queues in front of supermarkets and people wearing masks...
Preparations are beginning in earnest for Torquay Museum’s 175th Anniversary. As the oldest museum in Devon, with extraordinary and internationally important objects in its care, there is plenty to celebrate! Click left to find out more!