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“IT'S OK ...BUT ..?”
Review of Bygones

Bygones
Ranked #6 of 63 things to do in Torquay
Certificate of Excellence
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Stockport, United Kingdom
Level 3 Contributor
15 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
“IT'S OK ...BUT ..?”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

The great thing about this location is that it's indoors so would suit for all weather. Once inside after paying a slighty pricey ( so I though ) I was asked if I'd like a photo guide book which I declined , thru the doors the first thing to greet me was a note saying I was welcome to take photos but would I consider a donation ? ( I think it was for charity ) - there alot to see in the street scenes and you often pointed at products you remember .More opportunity to part with your cash came in the form of the old classic arcade games
Overall , it was enjoyable, don't be put off , but I would have hoped the entry price would be sufficient ...

Visited July 2014
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London, United Kingdom
Level 5 Contributor
99 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 59 helpful votes
“Great for a rainy day”
Reviewed 17 July 2014

Great place to amuse the kids on a rainy day with lots of things to see and do and quite interactive. It is an old converted cinema. While it is ideal to amuse kids on a wet day probably the best time to go is on a nice sunny day as it will be less busy.

Visited July 2014
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Romford, United Kingdom
Level 2 Contributor
5 reviews
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“Not for disabled”
Reviewed 13 July 2014

Took disabled dad, was disappointment great shop downstairs but not able to take him upstairs I expected it to all be on one floor!!!

Visited July 2014
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
28 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Surprisingly good!”
Reviewed 12 July 2014

My Wife wanted to see this, so I went along, not expecting too much. However, it is a fantastic exhibit, with lots of effort having gone into reconstructing a historical street complete with authentic shops. The games room upstairs is a nice touch. All authentic machines from the 40's onwards. Well worth a visit.

Visited July 2014
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Southampton, England, United Kingdom
Level 4 Contributor
36 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
“Nostalgia”
Reviewed 10 July 2014

For anyone wanting to experience what life was like in Victorian and more modern times then this is the place to visit. From the cobbled streets with there quaint shops selling all you needed to showing you what life was like in the home then this is the place to go. Add to that the experience of the war years up to a time not so long ago then Bygones certainly won't disappoint you. Add to that all the other items of memorabilia found around certainly stirs the memory of the older generations and gives an insight of times past to those not so old. All in this attraction was well worth the entrance fee and I would certainly recommend a visit if in the area.

Visited July 2014
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