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#1 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
York is a beautiful historical city with lots of B&Bs.The museum is well organized and amazing.The Brits knew how to build some of the best locomotives on earth and there is a large assortment of trains and relate...
Besides and extensive visit to the York Minster Cathedral which is the cleanest and best preserved Roman Catholic built church in England we took a day trip to Whitby, a charming sea side town.
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#2 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
... and within 1 minute you can see iron gates with a sign 'Woodberry', go through the gates and you see the sign and then there's Tony, who walks out in fantastic Victorian regalia and welcomes you to the museum.
Your small group of up to 4 people are welcomed into Tony and Pat's home and given a personalised demonstration of many important scientific discoveries and technologies of the Victorian era.
#3 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
Unfortunately we will have to be satisfied with 5. We were fascinated by the detail shown to us, the stories associated with the theatre, the history of the place and the beauty of the restoration.
Great panto, including young (Billie Eillish) and older crowd (Freddie Mercury) Great fun, fab bar staff and well worth a visit!!

Nidderdale Museum

Pateley Bridge
#4 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
What a fantastic little museum, so very well laid out, and informative, the history of Pateley Bridge, Nidderdale and it's 3 famous reservoirs is second to none, this is the 2nd time in two years we have been here...
Loved this really lovely place .Really friendly staff.Was really intresting .Was a true hidden gem...Would definately recomend to fellow travelling people.It was well laid out with lovely display's .
#5 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
Great independent cheese shop great friendly knowledgeable staff and the selection of cheese is fantastic Coffee shop/cafe is brilliant with friendly staff Well worth a visit
Everyone there was really friendly and happy to help :) came away with some lovely cheese, gin and a belly full of delicious hot chocolate from the cafe upstairs.
#6 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
A wonderful place to visit, great small films telling you about James Herriot ( Alf Wright) the vet...Great to see the sets used for filming the series as well as the real home and surgery of Alf Wright ..Great fo...
... from film sets to wartime cellar , gift shop and refreshments area, nice introduction to history prior to exploring the house , really interesting whether you love the books , the series , films or vetinery!
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#7 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
A fascinating and great value museum, definitely worth a lengthy visit as you need time to read all of the incredible stories of heroism and bravery - highly recommended whether you;re a big fan of military histor...
here are plenty of medals and moustaches on display here, but much, much more, with some very good histories of the wars the regiment fought in and, when I went, a terrific special exhibition on military humour.
#8 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
out, the cafe is fantastic we had a gorgeous cream tea scones and thick Devon cream delicious highly recommend this gem off a place, and the gift shop is brilliant ad well all reasonabley price
Fantastic, enjoyable and rememberable takes you back from when world war 2 began, each barrack represents an era of the war from the great escape to the music hall, where they see old war songs n do a puppet show,...
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#9 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
Great place to visit lots of local maritime history and photography on display as well as the newly refurbished Zealand life boat the oldest in the world, this place is well worth a few hours of your time, I highl...
This was a fascinating little museum that houses the world’s oldest lifeboat as well as many photographs and exhibits connected with lifeboat history and local history.
#10 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
From the outside it looks quite unassuming but inside it was packed full of treasures from different eras, each room full of delightful objects given to the museum by local people.
Pateley is a pretty village with this unique museum...well worth a visit, lovely to stroll around, have a coffee or ice cream.
#11 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
The amount of historical content inside is fantastic and the various areas are brilliantly recreated as locations such as a traditional sweet shop, blacksmith's, pharmacy, barber's shop, etc. Lots of information t...
We were absolutely fascinated by the wealth of items, and the pristine way the museum was kept and run- the volunteers are wonderful, friendly, and genuinely dedicated.
#12 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
Wonderful Museum,Naafi and shop,filled with historic aircraft including The Halifax Bomber which flew during the Second World War.Some fantastic modern Jets to view and many Nissan huts to visit with fantastic dis...
The museum is a treasure trove of aviation history, numerous iconic aircraft, Spitfire, Hurricane, transport aircraft and vintage equipment and many other great aircraft.
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#13 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
A stunning collection of fairground- rides, showman's steam engines, steam engines, all kinds of vintage buses,lorries,cars,vans, motorbikes, wonderful organs and much much more in a well spaced warm welcoming bui...
... cars and fire engines, the rises are fantastic we went on the big carousel the little carousel the ghost train the car merry go round and the cake walk it's definitely well worth a visit only downside the penn...

Ryedale Folk Museum

Hutton le Hole
#14 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
This wonderful place is deafinitley worth a visit wonderful village setting but the museum is amazing lots of suprises and things to see amazing place with a reasonable price
In the beautiful village of Hutton le Hole, an incredible museum of bygone artifacts collected by two enthusiasts and preserved for all to see, you walk around the village and enter some 20 or so buildings all aut...
#15 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
An independent Victorian museum which is full of Stunning collections of local fossils, natural history, model ships, carved jet, toys costumes and local history, also artefacts of the explorer Captain Cook and Sc...
It has an outstanding fossil collection, lots of information on local geology, a huge amount about ships and seafaring (including Captain Cook and William Scoresby), and extensive natural and local history exhibits.
#16 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
... facts loved every minute of our visit, loved the fashion exhibition through the eras and the Victorian street and loved speaking to the staff and volunteers who were very friendly and knowledgeable will be com...
Lovely day out exploring the museum, the Victorian street is a delight with its shops and "how it was" scenes .Lots to see and my favourite was the 60s collection as it brought back lots of happy memories.
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#17 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
I love a visit to Whitby and always call in at the RNLI museum, a bit of cash in the box is a must, the history is amazing and when you see the old photos showing the earlier lifeboat designs you stand back in ama...
this is a very informative small museum packed with hundreds of photographs and memorabilia, covering hundreds of years history, the little shop has some lovely souvenirs, well worth a visit, it's free to enter bu...
#18 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
There are many exquisite original paintings on display as well as faithful copy prints, framed or not, place mats, mugs, coasters etc all from the original works of Robert Fuller who lives and works on site when h...
The spectacular artwork of Robert Fuller is a must-see for anyone with an appreciation for art and/or nature.
#19 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
It was absolutely hilarious all the actors were phenomenal but my personal favourite was the torturer who refereed to my manly parts as "little Adam!" Haha funny fella though an great actor!
York Dungeon is a great attraction, it has something for everyone, humour, fear, talented actors and a good sense of history and pride in the city.
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#20 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
The museum staff were extremely helpful and ensured that my group received a very interesting tour from a knowledgeable and informative volunteer guide (in costume), and that the afternoon ended with a lovely crea...
The police museum was full of exhibits and artefacts and all three museums are a ' must visit ' for anyone visiting Ripon with an interest in social history which is put over in a most informative and engaging man...
#21 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
very interesting museum the history of the cavalry regiment plenty of things to see staff very helpful and can tell you lots about the regiment from its very start to present day very enjoyable again on the York pass
Very interesting and packed with so much information about Yorks military history... Visited 13th November 2018 so with the 100 year celebrations for Armistice Day it was a very beautiful experience .
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#22 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
Definitely take advantage of listening to the history that the guides provide as their insights about the family as well as all the various ways the house has been utilized over the centuries are fascinating.
The shop sells some beautiful and delightful items for souvenirs, Its a must have for anymore visiting, there is a car park nearby and is a few minutes walk from the town centre and castle museum.
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#23 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
We learnt everything from Yorks first chocolatier to making chocolate lollipops and testing passionfruit chocolates (my ultimate fave so a definite win!) Would highly recommend this tour but book before you go bec...
This was a lovely tour and so pleased we did it, very informative and interesting, learning about the history of chocolate and the family’s of York, would throughly recommend this tour to children and adults alike.
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#24 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
Visited this museum whilst on holiday full of great history on filey great exhibits volunteer's very knowledgeable would go back again.
There's an informative section on coastal geology and biology (i.e rockpool creatures) and old photos and postcards telling the tale of local characters of the past including one of a wrestler and boxer who later...
#25 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
Fantastic little cottage ,typical fisherman's abode nestled in this beautiful little seaside cove,small compact but really lovely ,can't fault this place .....great pubs great walks great scenery and great people...
... a steep slope but with rest seats, cafe's and bars in which to rest), an excellent National Trust lifeguard museum, fascinating small shops, good value cafes and an intriguing "mosaic" walk on the sea defences.

Dorman Museum

#26 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
I have been a few times this summer (with the grandkids) and enjoyed the exhibitions, I especially loved the Dresser exhibit, such a wonderful collection, so many items, I do however wish there was a bit more on M...
... found it really interesting and the staff were very formative as they played games as a form of learning so kept it very interesting.The museum is really good too and FREE.They have a lovely little cafe here too.
#27 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
... has lots to interest all ages also has a lovely play area /cafe and for a small fee u can go in the owl centre which has displays and petting days meerkats picnic areas a lovely place to visit had great day
Really interesting place, I learned a lot, the staff and volunteers are very knowledgeable and friendly and helpful, they're happy to pass on more information, well worth a visit.


#28 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
... and entertaining guide talks about what we can learn from excavating human and animal bones followed by 20 'dig' in the dedicated 'excavation' areas covering Roman, Viking, Medieval and Victorian archaeology.
We loved this very interactive museum our guide Beth was very knowledgeable, only down side as we were booked for late afternoon and enjoyed talking to Beth so much we ran out of time to view the rest of the museu...
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#29 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
The Police museum was the second on our list.It a great little museum and we spent a good 1 and a half hour exploring and reading.My grandson enjoyed special the photo fits.For sure worth exploring.
Very interesting place to visit children loved trying on costumes and especially liked the motorbike well worth visit.
#30 of 155 Museums in North Yorkshire
The museum covers the fascinating history of Richmond and its environs, with particular highlights of the medieval period, mining and transport.
took grandchildren aged 11yrs and 9yrs...Free for children .. small charge for adults well worth it as this place is a hidden gem.. the first room shows a video of the history of Richmond and each room thereafter...