The Venetian – Gothic style was designed by architect William Harvey Jnr. With it’s grand entrance hall and sculptures lining the entrance it’s an impressive site to see and definitely worth a visit.

Inside the Torquay museum you’ll find plenty of history to explore. Go back in time with the Ancient Egyptians and learn about their daily life and beliefs. The Egyptology Exhibition is home to over 400 artefacts from Ancient Egypt including the mummified body of a young Egyptian boy.

The Museum also houses several biological collections. Explore the many species in the Natural History Collection with over 150,000 specimens including, plants, Insects, birds, reptiles and mammals.

Learn about the prehistoric settlements and caves of South Devon and see the collection of over 34,000 specimens collected from local caves in the Palaeontology Collection.

There are many more collections to see including Social and Oral Histories and World Cultures. And in addition to this there are various events and exhibitions throughout the year.

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