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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 […]

Whitby Lighthouse

Whitby Lighthouse

Whitby Lighthouse Whitby Lighthouse is a lighthouse operated by Trinity House. It is located on Ling Hill, on the coast to the south-east of Whitby, beyond Saltwick Bay. It should not be confused with the two lighthouses located on the piers in Whitby itself, which protect the town’s harbour. The lighthouse, a white octagonal brick […]

St. Hilda’s Church Whitby

Whitby Shopping Street

St. Hilda’s Church Whitby Address: 1 Walker Street, Whitby YO21 1QT Telephone: 01947 602476 St. Hilda’s has a warm and welcoming atmosphere. The regular congregation of 60-80 welcomes families and children. The church itself is late 19th century neo-gothic, and has several attractive features that were added later. It also possesses a Harrison and Harrison […]

St. Mary’s Church Whitby

Henrietta Street and St Mary's Church at Whitby

St. Mary’s Church Whitby Address: Next To The Abbey, Whitby YO22 4AU The Church of Saint Mary is an Anglican parish church serving the town of Whitby in North Yorkshire England. It was founded around AD 1110, although its interior dates chiefly from the late 1700s. The church was designated a Grade I listed building […]

Whitby to Scarborough Railway

Eric Treacy pulling in North Yorkshire Moors Train at Whitby Station

Whitby to Scarborough Railway The Scarborough & Whitby Railway was a railway line from Scarborough to Whitby in North Yorkshire, England. The line followed a difficult but scenic route along the North Yorkshire coast. During its operational lifetime the Whitby to Scarborough Railway line became notoriously impracticable and difficult to work. The junction layouts at both ends […]

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 […]

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