• Hot Water Depot Palace Hotel

    Hot Water Depot Palace Hotel

  • Original Scammell House

    Original Scammell House

  • Torquay Front Beach Summers Day

    Torquay Front Beach Summers Day

  • The Esplanade Torquay Early 1900s

    The Esplanade Torquay Early 1900s

  • George Berryman and his horse drawn grader

    George Berryman and his horse drawn grader

  • Front Beach Bathing Boxes 1900s

    Front Beach Bathing Boxes 1900s

  • Palace Hotel cira 1891

    Palace Hotel cira 1891

  • Front Beach cira 1860

    Front Beach cira 1860

  • Torquay Post Office

    Torquay Post Office

  • Surf Beach Torquay

    Surf Beach Torquay

The Torquay Old Police Station (TOPS) at 18 Price Street was built in 1961; the new police station was completed in 2007. Torquay and District Historical Society (TDHS) have been operating out of TOPS since 2011.

Torquay and District Historical Society (TDHS) acknowledge the Traditional Owners of Wadawurrung country on which the Society works for the benefit of all the present and future citizens of Torquay and district. The Society respects the first people of this land and their Elders, past and present.


Main areas of Torquay region covered by the TDHS

  • Torquay
  • Jan Juc
  • Bellbrae
  • Paraparap
  • Connewarre

Membership

Annual subscription: $25.00


Meetings

AGM held in August.
Committee meetings 4th Sunday each month at 1:30pm. Members welcome.


Research requests

  • For non-members: $20.00

Torquay History Walking Trail

 

VISIT US

  • LOCATION

    The Old Torquay Police Station 18 Price St Torquay, 3228

  • OPENING HOURS

    By appointment Facebook

  • MONTHLY MEETINGS

    General meetings 1st Tuesday Feb, May, Aug and Nov at 2 to 3:30pm.  AGM held in November.

    Committee meetings 4th Sunday each month at 1.30pm

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