Our Purpose

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

We aim to

  • record the growth and development of Torquay through memories and reflections of community members across generations
  • generate new content in the form of oral history recordings and digital stories
  • document different facets of the Torquay district history
  • provide access to Torquay history through the use of a range of technologies
savage thrills surf culture

Our vision

To be a place that defines the essence of the Torquay district: its people, places and achievements during its rich past. A destination that serves to bridge the past to present by using digital history as a tool offering relevant, educational and entertaining experiences that inspire discovery and connections.

Our MISSION

Torquay Museum Without Walls enriches and engages the local and wider community through preservation and dissemination of the unique historical stories of our area. We do this using an online digital platform which is open all hours, globally.