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was a great place bigger than you think so much to take it ,and was great saw so much we had when... read more

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Cheryl B
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Birmingham, United Kingdom
Something to do on sunday

After a google search we decided to come here, 10 minute taxi ride from Torquay, although other... read more

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david_williams76
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Reviewed today

was a great place bigger than you think so much to take it ,and was great saw so much we had when we were kids ,3 floors to do and and was so interesting ,was worth going ,the victorian street was really well done ,and...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After a google search we decided to come here, 10 minute taxi ride from Torquay, although other routes might be available. We got there early and pretty much had place to our self's for a while. Had to say because it was near Halloween webs...More

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Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit and positive feedback. We try not to overdo Halloween however due to popular demand we like to make sure it extends across the whole of the Half-term breaks across the country. We are also trying to source more period Halloween...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Really fascinating to see.. Loved the street and loved looking at all old clothing etc. My only suggestion would be to work on the displays behind the big glass (next to the old arcade games) that just contain random toys like thomas the tank engine...More

Thank MarkPH0702
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Many thanks for your visit and positive feedback. Our 'fantasy land' area was very popular when first created however as time has passed it is next on our list to redevelop. We will be looking to better utilise that space! We hope you will visit...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Decided to take 2 grandchildren here as one is interested in history in general. Also we wanted to go as well!!! Parking easy just round corner, and from the moment we walked in we recieved a lovely warm welcome from the ticket lady (sorry dont...More

Thank Grey43
Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! What a super review, many thanks for taking the time to tell us how much you enjoyed it. As a family run business built over 31 years it is very important to us to know our customers are satisfied! Many people say you can't...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Loved this lace, could have spent hours in there. Great that dogs are welcome. Loved the Victorian street and 1950s exhibit

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Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Great, thanks for your visit and feedback, we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

A place that I didn’t want to go but a free trip with my holiday. It was very interesting and as I’m 77 years old I could still remember some of the things shown I was very surprised to have enjoyed my visit very much...More

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Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Many thanks for your visit, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed it (even if you were expecting not to!).

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

In 2017 I visited Bygones with my daughter. This year I brought my wife and we really enjoyed it. Even though I had visited it only last year I still found it really interesting. There is so much to look at, one visit is not...More

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Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Wow, what a super review, we are delighted to hear you enjoyed your return visit, there certainly is so much to take in you need to come back again!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Different shops from different era's can be found here. There's a cobbled street with a blacksmith's with authentic smell of cinders and an old fashioned piano playing. There is a nursary, Victorian bathroom and shops, pub and the scary dentist\s.

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Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Many thanks for your visit and review, we are glad to hear you enjoyed it.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you would like to go back in time, to Victorin & War era, this museum is a must see. Spend hours looking at all the memorabilia, costumes & scenes of those times. Theres lovelly cafe too.

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Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Super, thank you very much for your visit and kind review. We hope to see you again.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Absolutely fascinating to see all the various displays of how life was over 100 years ago. Realistic WW1 area to walk through. I would recommend to anyone.

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Richard C, General Manager at Bygones, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the experience, particularly the trench. We hope to see you again.

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AuraUk
24 August 2018|
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Hi, yes we are about a 3-4 minute walk away from each other!
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Emma W
3 April 2018|
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Yes! We are completely dog friendly in the whole building, even in our cafe where the staff will find a seat that conforms to our health and safety. We get lots of dogs in (of course free of charge!). Hope to see you and... More
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Craig L
6 January 2018|
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Hi, yes we recommend 1 hour to 1.5 hours but as you can see from all the other positive comments, many people spend longer as there is so much to see across the 3 floors!
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