WE ARE A DIGITAL HISTORY GROUP

About Us

We are a creative solution to those interested in Torquay history,
we tell the story through a range of mediums all located in one place.

Our History

We have come a long way since we started in 2015. Find out more by clicking the title Our History.

WHO WE ARE

Discover our stories from Torquay, Victoria, Australia.
We preserve the Torquay region’s past through sharing our stories and research. Click on this header for more information.

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Vision and Mission

Our purpose is to develop a comprehensive and easily accessible online history of Torquay and the surrounding area. Click heading to read more.

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OUR COLLECTIONS

When Torquay Museum Without Walls was founded in 2015, we owned not a single image, map, object or original research. Through the combined efforts of curators, researchers, and collectors, our collection has grown to represent more than 150 years of the Torquay district.

EXPLORE OUR COLLECTION

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Join Us & Support

Member

$20.00
Perfect for those who would like to support our work financially
  • Digital copy HISTORY MATTERS magazine

  • 1 hour free genealogical or house research

  • Access to our research library

  • Right to stand for Committee membership

  • Voting rights

Subscriber

$0
Suitable for just wanting to enjoy reading our stories
  • Digital copy of HISTORY MATTERS magazine

Volunteer

$0
Great for someone looking to help. No research skills necessary.
  • Digital copy of HISTORY MATTERS magazine

Latest News

WELCOME
We welcome all contributions to update information or post new information.
Historical information comes from people like you.
These projects tell – and in many cases gather – the stories of people from the Torquay region.

Margaret Ganly birthday

Farewell Margaret

With sadness we note the passing of a Torquay treasure, Margaret Ganly.Margaret, who was 104 was the descendant of one of our earliest settlers, William Pride and we doubt there …

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First flight across Bass Strait

100 years ago on Monday 16 December, Lieut. Arthur Leonard Long left Stanley in Tasmania and was the first to fly across Bass Strait. His first stop was Torquay on …

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