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Whitby Museum

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Address: Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE, England
Phone Number: 01947 602908
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Description: Striving to preserve an Edwardian atmosphere, this museum houses a variety...
Striving to preserve an Edwardian atmosphere, this museum houses a variety of general collections.
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Very interesting and well presented, reasonably priced and your ticket allows access for the whole day.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Leigh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and well presented, reasonably priced and your ticket allows access for the whole day.

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Castleford, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

This is a fantastic place to visit. The museum is packed full of exhibits for all ages to enjoy. The staff are fantastic and full of knowledge.

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Selby, England, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Huge museum, took me 3 hours to get round, loved every minute of it, situated in middle of a delightful park

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Rowlands Gill, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 29, 2015 NEW

Fascinating exhibits including a "hand of glory" which is quite creepy but nevertheless impressive. Particularly enjoyed the exhibits related to Whitby Abbey and the fabulous model showing how it would have looked when it was complete. Also enjoyed the paintings by local artists. A very reasonable and informative afternoon spent here, would recommend for anyone interested in local history.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015 NEW via mobile

Spent a morning at the museum. Extremely helpful, informative staff gave us a short intro before we started exploring. Fascinating collection and very deceptive. Well worth the visit.

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North Wales
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

This "little" museum is a prime example of how a town's own past can be displayed with love, pride and enthusiasm. The ship rooms, with collections of ship models, artefacts and items from the voyages of Whitby men around the world are exceptional, also the areas devoted to Captain Cook, William Scoresby and the general history of Whitby, together with... More 

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Darlington, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

The museum is based in a park which has a great play area and the museum has a wealth of exibit's to see. Well worth a visit

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Tadcaster, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2015

First came upon this museum by accident, went slightly off the beaten track, wanted something other than the Captain Cook museum. was plesantly surprised by this little gem. They managed to cram a large number of exhibits into a small space, the fossils are particularly interesting. The admission charge is reasonable making it an accessable attraction. There is a small... More 

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Derby, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Ive never really been a fan of Museums so didnt go into this with high hopes, we only went because it was pouring it down with rain, but i absolutely loved this museum, including the huge Fossils, things inside bottles, the hand of glory and the wide range of taxidermied animals, if you want to see a complete wide range... More 

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Belper, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Small but crammed full of interesting items, be prepared to spend some time here to do it justice. Worth a visit especially on a rainy day!

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Address: Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE, England
Phone Number: 01947 602908
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  Whitby

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