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Whitby Museum

Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE, England
01947 602908
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Ranked #4 of 20 attractions in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Museums
Traveler Description: Whitby Museum is set up in beautiful Pannet Park - it would be easy to miss - but don't! Its quite large and has several sections, all spilling over... more »
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Huddersfield, United Kingdom
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7 reviews 7 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

A lovely Museum packed full of great pieces a lot focusing on the wonderful seaside, definatly worth a visit!!!

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Whitby, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

Whitby Museum is a must for any visitor or resident. An extensive range of exhibits detailing Whitby's past & excellent temporary exhibits also & very child friendly. Team it with a visit to the beautiful Pannett Park.

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Sheffield
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 18, 2014 NEW

This is my favourite museum in the world. It has 1000s of exhibits crammed into every conceivable nook and cranny. Subjects range from witchcraft to all aspects of seafaring. The adjacent Pannet Gallery is a real star for fans of early 1900 painting, especially the 'Staithes' set.

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London, United Kingdom
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2014

This is not your run of the mill, musty Museum filled with a collection of uninteresting local items but rather a venue full of a stunning range of interesting artifacts, models and 'special' presentations. Well laid out with many of ther exhibits having a shipping/marine connection, as you would expect of a seaport location. Staff are helpful and informative and... More

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Spain
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38 reviews 38 reviews
5 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2014

The weather wasn't too good so decided to visit this museum located in Pannet Park. Entry was 5 pounds each which proved to well worth the cost. I have never seen such an interesting eclectic collection. We spent over 2 hours viewing the displays. Don't miss this museum even if the weather is glorious.

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Silves, Portugal
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41 reviews 41 reviews
9 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

When I was a youngster my family visited Whitby many times for holidays and odd days out, and my wife and I have been back a few times. Never knew this museum existed until found by luck - looking for somewhere to get out of pouring rain! A well spent couple of hours amid a vast jumble of fascinating bits... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

An odd mixture of artifacts covering the history of the area. Like many of these places it is a quirky mix of old practices for charting local history. Think model ships and stuffed birds.

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Sheffield
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14 reviews 14 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Lovely, quirky museum. Lots of interesting exhibits. Items on display in every corner, I would spend all day here if I could, and would probably still have missed something. It is a quaint, old fashioned museum (the museum itself is like a massive exhibit piece!) that caters for the interested and the curious. It is not like the big city... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2014

Lots of stuff to see and discover, prehistorical finds, history of Whitby items..... Not to forget the art gallery, full of lovely watercolours.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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8 reviews 8 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2014

Fab museum, loads of exhibits from everything to everything else. Something for everyone here. Great location in the park and has an art gallery too, what's not to like?

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