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“excellent museum - loads to see” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Whitby Museum

Whitby Museum
Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE, England
01947 602908
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Ranked #2 of 41 things to do in Whitby
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Striving to preserve an Edwardian atmosphere, this museum houses a variety of general collections.
Bolton, United Kingdom
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“excellent museum - loads to see”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

great selection of exhibits - something for everyone - dinosaur fossils and jet jewels are amazing. Go try it our on a riany day - you can pass a very enjoyable afternoon here and the staff are lovely

Visited July 2013
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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“Interesting”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Loved whitby museum could have spent hours perusing the place. Loved the fact the art gallery was free. Lovely, helpful staff. Disliked having to leave because baby was hungry and cafe was shut.

Visited August 2013
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Norwich, United Kingdom
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“Enornmous historical display”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

This museum is absolutely packed with so many items to see and study. The range of different items on display surprised us, and the 2 hours we allowed for this visit was simply not long enough to do it justice

Visited August 2013
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Accrington, United Kingdom
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“Severed hand!”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2013

Was £5 to get in but what looks like a small museum housed so much stuff, the Museum attendant told us 82,000 things..! Was so packed with things got lost a few times.
Best things were the fossilised crocodile and dinosaurs which are meant to be some of the best specimens and the severed hand...! Only minor dislike -everything had signs do not touch, which may be pretty boring for young children who like interactive things. The art gallery before you get to the museum desk is free and that was good too.

Visited August 2013
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“a little gem”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

we thought we would be in and out of here in about half an hour however when we emerged 3 hours later we couldn't believe how time flies. The staff were lovely, friendly informative and a clever line in puns! the exhibits are varied so there is something for everyone, from toys and costumes to voyages of discovery and the "piece de resistance" the hand of glory for those not too squeamish! well worth the entrance fee and you get to see local artists work too.

Visited August 2013
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