THE TIMEHOUSE
THE TIMEHOUSE
5
Thursday
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Friday
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
Saturday
10:30 AM - 5:30 PM
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THE TIMEHOUSE will reopen Thursday 20th June 2024. THE TIMEHOUSE is open every Thursday, Friday and Saturday until Saturday 13th September. Last ticket 4.30pm Our shop 'NarniaTotnes' is open all year for vinyl records, T-shirts, gifts etc
Duration: 1-2 hours
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  • Rachel
    Port Talbot, United Kingdom16 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Sensory Time-travelling Delight!
    This is a totally immersive experience. You are guided through a series of themed rooms, following the story of an intrepid time traveller, across time and space. The rooms are visually stunning, but are full of sensory stimuli… sounds, smells and textures. This is a fantastic ‘exhibition’ experience. If you are in Totnes, DO NOT MISS! It’s an absolute gem.
    Visited July 2023
    Travelled with friends
    Written 29 July 2023
  • Dean E
    1 contribution
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Do not miss this. A must see when visiting Totnes!
    Thought provoking, arty and cool, if this was in the west end of London the queues would be a mile long! Martin & Julie were great hosts and made us feel engaged and welcome, we even had a Moroccan tea and a chocolate treat thrown in for good measure. Don’t miss this visual treat it’s great value for money and will leave your senses tingling.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 August 2023
  • Elizabeth R
    Beijing, China10 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Totnes highlight
    We visit the Narnia shop/Timehouse every time we visit Totnes. We love the shop, there is always something to buy (and please do buy something, we want the Narnia shop/Timehouse to be around for a long while more!). But of course there is also the art installation, comprising seven themed rooms, which together take you on an awesome interactive journey through time and space. Apparently the installation will close for the season at the end of September. But the shop is always worth visiting.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 19 August 2023
  • graham s
    17 contributions
    4.0 of 5 bubbles
    Don't miss this opportunity
    Erm! Where to begin? Like nothing else available this is an immersive walk through a dreamlike journey of the real and imagined. Follow in the footsteps of our protagonist (florence? If I recall) as she arrives at the station and steps in to a kind of time machine that takes her through the decades, each room defining the next stop. As an aside there is actually a section of real railway track in the basement, jeepers that took some work! Each room is lavishly arranged and loads and I mean loads of old bakelite tech line the walls, some imaginatively lit from within. I don't want to give too much away suffice to say it is if anything an incredible accomplishment by the artist (who happened to be there and we had a good chat). The final room is so far out there it has to sat in and experienced. The artist is from down under and i suppose she goes back home to avoid our winters but like a migrating bird turns up in the springtime. Overall it is a remarkable experience if a little self indulgent of the artist. Will I go again? Sure why not, just this time I'll eat a brownie beforehand.
    Visited August 2023
    Travelled solo
    Written 10 January 2024
  • Elaine T
    Solihull, United Kingdom91 contributions
    5.0 of 5 bubbles
    Weird, Wacky, Wonderful
    Given the current state of the world, it is enormously refreshing to be transported to another temporal dimension - a wonderfully creative, eccentric, eclectic dimension where existing troubles temporarily fade away. Allow yourself to be drawn into the story of Florence Swift and her attempts to solve the temporal chaos situation caused by the Darc Maxi. Eight Chapters of delightful, if mystifying, entertainment with tea and chocolate along the way - and the music is great too. You won't regret it.
    Visited June 2024
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 21 June 2024
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grace h
58 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2024 • Friends
Absolutely loved this
Amazing
Beautiful
Unique
Interesting
And completely unexpected
Felt really lucky that it wasnt super busy - then realised it should be super busy as it’s brilliant.
Written 6 July 2024
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Elaine T
Solihull, UK91 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jun 2024 • Couples
Given the current state of the world, it is enormously refreshing to be transported to another temporal dimension - a wonderfully creative, eccentric, eclectic dimension where existing troubles temporarily fade away.
Allow yourself to be drawn into the story of Florence Swift and her attempts to solve the temporal chaos situation caused by the Darc Maxi. Eight Chapters of delightful, if mystifying, entertainment with tea and chocolate along the way - and the music is great too.
You won't regret it.
Written 21 June 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

graham s
17 contributions
4.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Solo
Erm! Where to begin? Like nothing else available this is an immersive walk through a dreamlike journey of the real and imagined.
Follow in the footsteps of our protagonist (florence? If I recall) as she arrives at the station and steps in to a kind of time machine that takes her through the decades, each room defining the next stop.
As an aside there is actually a section of real railway track in the basement, jeepers that took some work!
Each room is lavishly arranged and loads and I mean loads of old bakelite tech line the walls, some imaginatively lit from within.
I don't want to give too much away suffice to say it is if anything an incredible accomplishment by the artist (who happened to be there and we had a good chat).
The final room is so far out there it has to sat in and experienced.

The artist is from down under and i suppose she goes back home to avoid our winters but like a migrating bird turns up in the springtime.
Overall it is a remarkable experience if a little self indulgent of the artist.
Will I go again? Sure why not, just this time I'll eat a brownie beforehand.
Written 10 January 2024
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Elizabeth R
Beijing, China10 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
We visit the Narnia shop/Timehouse every time we visit Totnes. We love the shop, there is always something to buy (and please do buy something, we want the Narnia shop/Timehouse to be around for a long while more!). But of course there is also the art installation, comprising seven themed rooms, which together take you on an awesome interactive journey through time and space. Apparently the installation will close for the season at the end of September. But the shop is always worth visiting.
Written 19 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Roberta A
Totnes, UK11 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023
A feast for all the senses, multi-layered, intriguing, unsettling, joyful, humourous, absolutely beautiful!
Written 19 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Dean E
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Aug 2023 • Family
Thought provoking, arty and cool, if this was in the west end of London the queues would be a mile long! Martin & Julie were great hosts and made us feel engaged and welcome, we even had a Moroccan tea and a chocolate treat thrown in for good measure. Don’t miss this visual treat it’s great value for money and will leave your senses tingling.
Written 10 August 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Rachel
Port Talbot, UK16 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
This is a totally immersive experience. You are guided through a series of themed rooms, following the story of an intrepid time traveller, across time and space. The rooms are visually stunning, but are full of sensory stimuli… sounds, smells and textures. This is a fantastic ‘exhibition’ experience. If you are in Totnes, DO NOT MISS! It’s an absolute gem.
Written 29 July 2023
This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

Julian F
1 contribution
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Genius! Well worth the visit. Prompted reflections on my own experiences in my life as a young adult in the 1980s.
Written 27 July 2023
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Cathy Y
Andover, UK2 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023
We only had time for a short visit but it was wonderfully weird! The modest artist served us mint tea without announcing herself - so I want to congratulate her via this review!
Written 7 July 2023
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Maria M
Silverton, UK60 contributions
5.0 of 5 bubbles
Jul 2023 • Friends
Just Great! So much to see and spot as you walk around to the accompaniment of really good music. I loved the previous installation and I wasn't disappointed with this one. The original art work is so engaging. The place is a real sensory experience.. a feast for the eyes and what ever the equivalent is for your ears. Taste buds get a treat with the mint tea and chocolate. You need to give it the time it deserves and immerse yourself in the experience.
Written 2 July 2023
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