Museums

Torquay Museum

 

Travel back through 400 million years learning about South Devon's amazing archaeology, geology & people, including an interesting Agatha Christie display. 

 

Andy & Julian’s tip:

Discount available in the Riviera Passport leaflet.

 

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The Golden Hind

 

Explore the five decks of the life size replica of this famous ship belonging to Sir Francis Drake which will give you a wonderful insight to the incredible life at sea in Tudor times.

 

Andy & Julian’s tip:

It's more interesting than you would think!  Give it a go whilst in Brixham.

 

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Babbacombe Model Village

 

Feel like a giant as you explore four acres of award-winning gardens showcasing hundreds of model scenes, vehicles & people.  Also a 4D film experience & cafe on site.

 

Andy & Julian’s tip:

You can also visit at night for a completely different experience.

 

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Brixham Heritage Museum

 

Quite small but worth a quick look round.  Set in the old police station.

 

Andy & Julian’s tip:

Combine with Golden Hind & a mooch round the shops.

 

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Living Coasts

 

Torquay's coastal zoo & aquarium is home to a fantastic array of marine animals including seals, penguins, otters, stingrays, puffins, seahorses, octopus & many more.

 

Andy & Julian’s tip:

Part of this is outdoors so best enjoyed in the sunshine.

 

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Bygones

 

Wander back in time along a life-size Victorian street, play with the 28 foot model railway, visit a WW1 trench in France & visit shopping arcades from the 1940s & 50s.

 

Andy & Julian’s tip:

Follow their suggested route so you don't miss anything.

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Brixham Battery

 

One of only seven remaining from the Second World War.  Set in 14 acres, there are original buildings, a museum, huts & tunnels to explore.

 

Andy & Julian’s tip:

Still on our list to do.

 

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