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A really great independant museum with some very interesting exhibits displayed in the old style... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
arnoldkevin5c
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Olney, United Kingdom
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You must visit this Museum

So much local history, well presented and curated. A must visit if just to see the amazing model... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Helen & Mik... J
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Striving to preserve an Edwardian atmosphere, this museum houses a variety of general collections.
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Pannet Park, Whitby YO21 1RE, England
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+44 1947 602908
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A really great independant museum with some very interesting exhibits displayed in the old style. Lovely helpful staff. The little cafe is really worth a visit too with some beautiful homemade cakes. Really is a must if you are in Whitby.

Thank arnoldkevin5c
Reviewed 6 days ago

So much local history, well presented and curated. A must visit if just to see the amazing model ships.

Thank Helen & Mik... J
Reviewed 6 days ago

WE only had a short time here but were enthralled by the wonderful displays. We will spend more time there on our next visit.

Thank Paul7499
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Walked through the park on a wet day and decided to pop in here . Firstly there was a free to enter art exhibition by local artists . You then pay to go into the museum , which was a revelation so much to see...More

Thank 229shaun
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Took the opportunity to visit hear due to the wet forecast. It had been on our list to do due to the fossils (which are incredible) but it offers so much more. At £5 for an adult (inc annual pass) and children free it's good...More

Thank Simon L
Reviewed 1 week ago

very informative fantastic place to take your children and just full of fosill;s shells taxidermy boats ships textiles etc

Thank stephen e
Reviewed 1 week ago

at £5 entry and the ticket will allow you to revisit as many times as you want within 12 months it was a great way to while away nearly 2 hours. some great exhibits, particularly enjoyed the one showing people enjoying the local seaside over...More

Thank stokie801
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Remember - not open on Mondays except Bank Holidays. For the more energetic coming from the town centre direction there's a lovely stride uphill affording a wider appreciation of the local streets and buildings. Nearby (at least free) parking can be a bit of an...More

Thank Ray S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time in going but will be going back, so much to see can't see it all in one visit, you get a pass when you go so you don’t pay again for 12months so good value

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OperationsM3, Manager at Whitby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you, we look forward to welcoming you again.

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There's a lot of good exhibits in this museum, it's a really nice old building and the staff are friendly and helpful, but it is rather behind the times It's very traditional, a lot of collections of labelled items (all from Whitby and nearby) in...More

Thank GPB101
OperationsM3, Manager at Whitby Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for your review. The Museum is a Museum of Whitby in a range of objects collected from 1823 to the present day. The Museum is independant and run by Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society, a registered charity and is manned mainly by volunteers....More

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Linda M
16 May 2018|
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Response from OperationsM3 | Property representative |
The car park to the rear of the building is not a public car park, there are however 4 disabled parking spaces available to blue badge holders. The nearest public car park is at the leisure centre, a 5 minute walk away or on... More
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loulubella
22 May 2017|
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Response from OperationsM3 | Property representative |
Thank you for your enquiry. I'm afraid only support dogs are allowed in the museum & surrounding Pannett Park.
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Mark B
9 September 2015|
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Yes it i, through the door at the car park. Use the buzzer and they will open the door.
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Michaelaxo
5 August 2015|
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Response from quasikiwi1 | Reviewed this property |
You also get an annual pass included!
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