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.

torquay museum without walls is a modern historical society


TMWW is a modern historical society dedicated to collecting, researching and publishing online our understanding of the Torquay district history. We cover the townships of Torquay, Breamlea, Connewarre, Mt. Duneed, …



TMWW specializes in local history relating to Torquay families and property in the area. We have extensive knowledge of the town development from a fishing and rural community to the …

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We are happy to help with enquiries for research projects relating to the history of the Torquay district. Search our extensive online research collection or ask us to search our …

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Join Us & Support


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


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


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

Latest News

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.

Winter Edition Out Now

The winter edition of History Matters is out now. A great story on how the Torquay Motor Yacht and Angling Club was formed then evolved into separate organisations and the …

Education Week

Torquay State School This year’s theme for Education Week ‘150 Years of Public Education’ is about Victoria’s public education journey. Our participation in Education Week, starting on Monday, showcases Victoria’s …


Grant Success

TMWW is excited to announce the success of our Grant Funding application for $1000 to purchase a new printer and computer consumables. This funding will support the production of our …

Grant Success

Keep an eye out for our upcoming ‘pop-up’ exhibitions in Gilbert Street. We plan to do displays during the Easter and School holidays. Find more information in the upcoming History …


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