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Royal Pump Rooms Museum

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Address: Crown Place, Harrogate HG1 2RY, England
Phone Number: 01423 556 188
10:30 am - 4:00 pm
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Pump Room Harrogate

Small museum but worth visiting and contains quite a lot of information about Harrogate; the two wells are definitely worth visiting downstairs, but make sure you ask the guide to... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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Barnsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We chanced upon the museum whilst strolling round the town. An interesting history of Harrogate and the spa, with exhibits and clothes and memorabilia of the period. Well worth the couple of ponds entry fee.

Thank johnl1950
Rochester, Kent UK
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All manner of interesting and informative exhibits here. We popped in on a rainy day and there's plenty to see - we were there a good couple of hours. Just to note that the organised tour is only a tour of the basement area which contains two of the 'stinking' wells, not a tour of the whole museum.

Thank DaveQPR
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Small museum but worth visiting and contains quite a lot of information about Harrogate; the two wells are definitely worth visiting downstairs, but make sure you ask the guide to take you down as you are not told about this when you pay to go in. Also popular with school parties. Overall, worth a visit if you are in Harrogate

Thank eqkmo
South Yorkshire, England
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26 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some great info on the Harrogate spa history, including seeing one of the original spa wells. Cheap to enter and staff very pleasant

Thank DavidGS96
London, United Kingdom
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7 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a cold windy day so went in and glad we did very interesting! The Musem had lots of interesting items eg toys of the 60's which I had as a child!

Thank Ann C
Harrogate, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've been here a few times, taking some visiting friends to find out more about Harrogate. The charm of the building, mixed with the presentation of the towns history is brilliant. It's always nice to know a little bit about where you are from, and where you're visiting. It's not expensive to visit, and is located really close to the... More 

Thank tchgate
Wiveliscombe, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A well laid out chronological history of Harrogate thanks to the presence of spa water. Very interesting, value for money and worth visiting.

Thank Colin S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

I have visited the Royal pump rooms many times but I have not taken the water! The history of how Harrogate became a spa town is extremely interesting. Harrogate is an amazing place to live and I can't wait to live there again. It's no wonder Frederick Belmont decided to get off the train in Harrogate instead of travelling on... More 

Thank Morning19
Handforth, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

Visited on recent weekend trip to Harrogate. Interesting local history on display, and good value. helpful staff enhanced the visit.

Thank JPW753
Croydon, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016

A small but interesting museum, with a lot of information about why Harrogate isn't still a small rural village.

Thank AndytheBike

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