Discover the depth and variety of our collection on Torquay History and the surrounding area through our online exhibitions. The exhibitions showcase some fascinating images and film in our collection.

Click on an image to view that exhibition.

Step Back In Time: Celebrating Local Education

This year marks 150 years since the Education Act 1872 was passed in Victoria. It is the theme of 2022 Education Week.

Ash Wednesday Bushfires Exhibition

Looking back at the extreme weather before the fires, the devastation and the aftermath.

Neighbours Exhibition

As part of HISTORY WEEK 2017, Torquay Museum Without Walls joined other historical societies to produce a historical reflection. TMWW looked at our neighbours. We thank Humans of Torquay photography for supporting this project.

Bathing Box Exhibition

Early last century bathing boxes lined the front beach foreshore. Here are some of the images from that era.

Torquay Light Horse Exhibition

Torquay was the camp location for the AIF Light Horse Brigade to train at the start of World War 2.

Torquay History Exhibition

Torquay has grown from a small fishing village and farming sector to a internationally recognised surfing and holiday destination.