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Yorkshire Museums


Museums

Haworth, West Yorkshire

 

Welcome to the Bronte Parsonage Museum and Bronte Society. The museum has information about the lives and novels of the Bronte family.

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01535 642323

Bronte Parsonage Museum

Whitby, North Yorkshire

 

Winner of the Gold Award 2013 for the best small visitor attraction in Visit England's Awards, this 17th Century house belonged to Cook's master, John Walker, and is where the young Cook and his fellow apprentices lodged. The house is now a museum celebrating Cook's years in Whitby and later career.

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01947 601900

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Malton, North Yorkshire

 

We first opened to the public in 1987 and have since, with the help and support of our visitors, grown into one of the largest and most comprehensive museums covering British military and social history from 1914 onwards

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01653 697777

Eden Camp Modern History Theme Museum

Halifax, West Yorkshire

 

Everything at Eureka! has been designed to inspire children to find out about themselves and the world around them through 100s of hands-on exhibits.

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01422 330069

Eureka Children's Museum

Hawes, North Yorkshire

 

Gayle Mill tells a unique story of survival against all the odds, as it reinvented itself time and time again and was rescued from total dereliction.

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01969 667320

Gayle Mill

Richmond, North Yorkshire

 

The Green Howards Museum is situated in Richmond in North Yorkshire, at the heart of the Regiments recruiting area. The Museum tells the story of the illustrious Green Howards Regiment from its very beginnings to the present day.

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01748 826561

Green Howards Museum

York, North Yorkshire

 

Journey back to Viking-age York. Faithfully recreated following twenty years of archaeological research. Special exhibitions complete the experience.

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01904 615505

Jorvik Viking Centre

Keld, North Yorkshire

 

Keld Heritage Centre is bursting with the history of Keld, including hill farming, local people and wildlife conservation. Positioned in the village centre, close to the ‘coast to coast’ trail it offers a programme of activities and events which include craft demonstrations.

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01325 467834

Keld Heritage Centre

Leeds, West Yorkshire

 

Part of the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, Leeds Art Gallery was described by The Times as having, ‘probably the best collection of twentieth century British art outside London' and the fine art collection was designated by the Government as being of national importance in 1997.

0113 247 8256

Leeds Art Gallery

Wakefield, West Yorkshire

 

The National Coal Mining Museum for England is located at Caphouse Colliery, on the western edge of the Yorkshire coalfield, where mining has been carried out for centuries.

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01924 848806

National Coal Mining Museum for England

Bradford, West Yorkshire

 

The Museum exists to promote appreciation and understanding of the media. It does this by holding collections, making use of those collections in permanent galleries and in a public programme of exhibitions, events, festivals and learning and study activities.

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0844 856 3797

National Media Museum

York, North Yorkshire

 

The National Railway Museum in York and Shildon is home to the UK's national rail collection. Includes museum visitor info, events, exhibitions and collections

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08448 153139

National Railway Museum

Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire

 

Situated in the picturesque town of Pateley Bridge, North Yorkshire, this fascinating and friendly museum is housed in the former workhouse and is situated opposite St Cuthbert's Parish Church. Its 11 rooms illustrate the rural life of Nidderdale in the recent and more distant past.

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01423 711225

Nidderdale Museum

York, North Yorkshire

 

Perhaps one of York's best kept secrets is this fascinating Museum situated in York's tallest and most impressive Medieval Gatehouse - Monk Bar.

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01904 634191

Richard III Museum

Leeds, West Yorkshire

 

The Royal Armouries is home to the United Kingdom?s national collection of arms and armour, including artillery. As a museum we have a duty of care for these objects, to keep them, study them and increase our knowledge of them, so that this can be passed to future generations along with the objects themselves.

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01132 201999

Royal Armouries Museum

Leeds, West Yorkshire

 

Visit the award-winning Thackray Museum and discover the story of medicine, from the slums of Victorian Leeds to the technologies of the future

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01132 444343

Thackray Medical Museum

Leeds, West Yorkshire

 

Part of the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, the Henry Moore Institute is a world-recognised centre for the study of sculpture in the heart of Leeds. Find exhibitions, conferences and lectures, working to expand the understanding and scholarship of historical and contemporary sculpture.

0113 246 7467

The Henry Moore Institute

South Yorkshire

 

Part of the Yorkshire Sculpture Triangle, the Hepworth Wakefield is 'one of the finest contemporary art museums in Europe' The Independent. With over 1,600 square metres, The Hepworth brings together work from Wakefield’s art collection, contemporary artists and Barbara Hepworth

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01924 247360

The Hepworth Art Gallery, Wakefield

Keighley, West Yorkshire

 

The Vintage Carriages Trust (VCT) is a volunteer body, based on the Keighley & Worth Valley Railway. It was formed in 1965 by a group of volunteers whose interest was in wooden bodied carriages.

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01535 680425

Vintage Carriages Trust

York, North Yorkshire

 

Experience life as a Victorian. Walk down cobbled streets and peer through the windows of shops long gone. Take a journey through six hundred years of everyday life. Welcome to the award winning York Castle Museum.

01904 687687

York Castle Museum

York, North Yorkshire

 

The Yorkshire Air Museum is the largest independent air museum in Britain and is also the location of The Allied Air Forces Memorial.

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01904 608595

Yorkshire Air Museum

York, North Yorkshire

 

Walk in the footsteps of Romans. See beasts turned to stone and discover a land pillaged by Vikings. Journey back over 1,000 years. Welcome to the Yorkshire Museum and Gardens, one of England's first and finest.

01904 687687

Yorkshire Museum

Wakefield, South Yorkshire

 

The Yorkshire Sculpture Park has been described in the Financial Times as "Probably the finest exhibition site for sculpture in the world." It is a pioneering place that aims to challenge, inspire, inform and delight, welcoming over 300,000 visitors, including 40,000 learning visits each year.

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01924 832631

Yorkshire Sculpture Park
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