Torquay Museum on The English Riviera

  • Torquay Museum on The English Riviera
    Phone : 01803 293975
    March 25, 2013 7:08 pm,1067 Views



    The Museum of Torquay is located in the English Riviera and  offers visitors a fascinating insight into the history of the English Riviera including its prehistoric past dating back 400 million years!

    One of the main attractions for younger visitors is the interactive Explorers Gallery. The gallery will take them on a journey around the world to discover cultures, objects and artifacts from the past and present that will intrigue their curious minds.

    The Gallery has plenty of  artefacts from all over the world to discover, as well as from the famous excavations at Kent’s Cavern undertaken by William Pengelly which were pivotal in furthering the nation’s knowledge of the origins of man.

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    The museum also holds the country’s only permanent Agatha Christie Gallery, dedicated to her memory. Here you’ll be able to view some of the family’s personal photographs and mementoes, as well as costumes from the Joan Hickson Miss Marple series.