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World of James Herriot

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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I had read the books and seen thet.v. series (both yeaars ago) and it was very useful to find out... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Baaartman
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Mansfield
Good informative place to visit

Good alternative for money and interesting place to visit lots for all ages and situated in lovely... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Douglas M
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Herne Bay, United Kingdom
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You’ve probably read the books written by James Alfred Wight or watched “All Creatures Great and Small” on TV. Now come and see where James Herriot, the world’s most famous vet, lived, worked and relaxed. See his home and surgery in Thirsk; travel...more
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23 Kirkgate, Thirsk YO7 1PL, England
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All reviews tv series alf wight air raid shelter well worth a visit short film his life tv set great museum tv studios hands on activities couple of hours interactive games happy memories interactive room all ages brought back memories actual house
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I had read the books and seen thet.v. series (both yeaars ago) and it was very useful to find out about the man behind them.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Baaartman
Reviewed 5 days ago

Good alternative for money and interesting place to visit lots for all ages and situated in lovely thirsk

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Douglas M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Hubby has always loved Yorkshire and James Herriot so this was an ideal place to visit and we'll worth it too.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank LynneE18
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a fantastic place. I have read all the books and seen all the TV episodes and this topped it off for me. Fantastic rooms full of history, wonderful interactive exhibits for kids and adults alike set in the centre of a lovely Yorkshire market...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 911june
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fabulous museum we took our niece 12 years old and she also enjoyed the museum. The house had been left as it was in the 1940s decorated for Christmas. Exhibition on how operations were done before anaesthetics were used. The story of James Herriot life...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Carol W
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Had a quick look in shop and some decent stuff in there though expensive and admission free to tour is expensive for family nearly 30 pounds for a tour that wont last long .i will look elsewhere

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank realdeal_9
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We called in midweek was petty quite even if your not into all creatures you will find it interesting there is house section and tv set area this an interactive floor which is great for children a cafe and plenty of toilets we really enjoyed...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank alan h
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Visited at the weekend with my partner, very interesting, good interactive bits for the children (and adults) Was a touch cold in areas. Great gift shop

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Charlottiesim1991
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you’re a fan of All Creatures Great and Small this is a must do! It is just fantastic and like stepping back in time. The house is set out as it was back in Alf Wight’s (James Herriot) time when it was his surgery...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Witchjackie
Reviewed December 12, 2018

An excellent and keenly-priced museum, full of many interesting historical items and titbits of information, suitable for both adults and children.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Keith W
September 27, 2018|
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Response from Sid S | Reviewed this property |
Unfortunately not in the museum.
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Rachael E
May 25, 2018|
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Response from DonnaHull_UK | Reviewed this property |
if you are registed disabled carer goes free. yes you can pay in the shop next door.
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