Museums

There’s something for everyone in Devon’s museums and galleries, and this little corner of Devon is no exception. There are several interesting museums right on our doorstep with many exploring historical links to our coastal location and highlighting characters who had connections to this area.

Teignmouth and Shaldon Museum
Teign Heritage Centre, 29 French Street, Teignmouth, TQ14 8ST
T: 01626 777041
W: www.teignheritage.org.uk
E: info@teignheritage.org.uk

Open 1st March to 30th November – Admission charge, children free.
In a distinctive new building you can see a Victorian bathing machine, never before displayed. Visit the Sea gallery to discover local maritime history. Go to the Shore gallery to gain a fascinating insight into past lives and how they affect us today.

Torquay Museum
529 Babbacombe Road, Torquay, TQ1 1HG
T: 01803 293975
W: www.torquaymuseum.org
E: carl.smith@torquaymuseum.org

Open all year except Christmas and New Year– Admission charge

See stunning costumes and props from some of the best science fiction films ever made at the Sci-Fi at the Movies exhibition, July – early September.
Meet North West Europe’s oldest human fossil.
Detect your way through Britain’s only Agatha Christie gallery.

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