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Whitby Museums

Robin Hoods Bay Museum

Narrow New Road in Robin Hoods Bay

Robin Hoods Bay Museum Founded in 1980 this small museum is wonderful look at the history of this charming village. Admission is free and the museums home is a small house on two levels. For opening times see the website. The museum has fascinating displays of artefacts from the village – there is wonderful model […]

Whitby Archives Heritage Centre

Whitby Whale bones on West Cliff

Whitby Archives Heritage Centre This heritage centre contains historic photographs and artifacts from Whitby and North Yorkshire area. It contains family and local history departments, an exhibition hall and also a heritage shop. They are holders of the entire collection of the regional newspaper “Whitby Gazette” and home to the original West Cliff historic whalebone […]

Francis Meadow Sutcliffe

Frank Sutcliffe Lifeboatman

Francis Meadow (Frank) Sutcliffe (6 October 1853 – 31 May 1941) Frank Sutcliffe was an English pioneering photographic artist whose work presented an enduring record of life in the seaside town of Whitby, England, and surrounding areas, in the late Victorian era and early 20th century. He made a living as a portrait photographer, working […]

Robin Hood’s Bay and Fylingdales Museum Whitby

Ravenscar overlooking Robin Hoods Bay

Robin Hood’s Bay and Fylingdales Museum Whitby Address: Robin Hood’s Bay, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO22 4TQ England, UK Telephone: 01723 383636 This museum is located near to the town of Whitby and carries an extensive collection of local history. There are many separate collections on display, each of which is focussed on a different element […]

RNLI Lifeboat Museum Whitby

Old lifeboat house

RNLI Lifeboat Museum Whitby The Town’s RNLI lifeboat museum, housed in a former Lifeboat Station which was briefly pressed back into use around 2006/2007 while the modern day lifeboat station over on the East side of town was demolished and a brand new Lifeboat station built on the site. Lifeboats crewed by the people of […]

Whitby Abbey

Whitby Abbey, Whitby

Whitby Abbey Whitby’s Abbey was founded in 657 AD by the Saxon King of Northumbria, Oswy (Oswiu) as Streanshalh (Streonshalh). The name Streoneshalh is thought to signify Fort Bay or Tower Bay in reference to a supposed Roman settlement or Roman Signal Station that previously existed on the site before the Whitby Abbey was built. […]

Museum of Victorian Science Whitby

St Mary's Church on the cliff at Whitby

Museum of Victorian Science Whitby Address: Woodberry, Glaisdale, Whitby, North Yorkshire YO21 2QL Telephone: 01947 897440 Visits arranged by appointment and last approximately 1 hour 45 minutes (Over 16’s only) To avoid disappointment please make your booking several days in advance Telephone (01947) 897440 A JOURNEY OF REAL SCIENCE THROUGH 19th CENTURY PHYSICS FIRSTLY, A […]

Whitby Museum

West side of Whitby

Whitby Museum Address: Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE, England Telephone Number: 01947 602908 Whitby Museum is a private museum in Whitby, North Yorkshire, England, run by Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, a learned society and registered charity, established in 1823. It is located in a building opened in 1931 in Pannett Park, Whitby, which also […]

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