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Workhouse Gallery - CLOSED

Spa Lane, Harrogate HG2 7JF, England
+44 1423 889414
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Going back in time

This is a great place to visit , the lady on the desk has a great knowledge of the history of the... read more

Reviewed 26 March 2017
diana b
,
Darlington, United Kingdom
An abundance of nostalgic bric-a-brac and memorabilia.

If you are nearby and want to pass an hour, at £2 a head it is worth a visit, especially if you... read more

Reviewed 1 March 2017
Richardwelltravelled
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Llandudno, United Kingdom
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26 Mar 2017
“Going back in time”
1 Mar 2017
“An abundance of nostalgic bric-a-brac and memorabilia.”
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Spa Lane, Harrogate HG2 7JF, England
+44 1423 889414
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Reviewed 26 March 2017

This is a great place to visit , the lady on the desk has a great knowledge of the history of the building a great insight of times gone by,

Thank diana b
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Reviewed 1 March 2017

If you are nearby and want to pass an hour, at £2 a head it is worth a visit, especially if you have children. It is nothing grand, but it serves as a window into a bygone era and brings back fond memories if you...More

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Reviewed 25 April 2016

This brought back a lot of memories of my youth, together an insight into the dim and distant past. Very interesting and packed with bygone memorabelia. Very low cost to view also!

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Reviewed 3 September 2015

Seeing how people had to live and reading their stories was a real insight into a world long gone. I am sure that those who 'invented' and ran the workhouses thought they were doing good, but the lives of the poor wretches were still very...More

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Reviewed 13 August 2015

This was a brilliant insight to how life was in a bygone era. You could imagine how harrowing and the pain of the people that unfortunately ended up there. It has been fantasticly restored and their kitchen garden is a testiment to all the volenteers...More

Thank rio444
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Reviewed 29 June 2015

So much to learn and understand about life in the workhouse. Very sad true stories bring it all to life, what a life it was.

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Reviewed 17 March 2015

Visited the workhouse in rippon,small place but very informative.it made me feel incredibly sad for the people who found themselves there,but glad for them that places did exist at the time.worth a visit.glad for what we have now

1  Thank lynne a
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Reviewed 4 December 2012

The gallery is like a tardis and an aladins cave in one ! An amazing array of modern / contemporary artists exhibit here and it's ever changing , every time I visit its like a brand new experience ... A must see if you visit...More

2  Thank JaneSyrett
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Reviewed 28 November 2012

I love this space, a huge variety of modern and vintage feel art and furnishing / ornaments. Loads of fantastic gifts as well got lots of little bits for Christmas and birthdays. This is a must see full of quirky and fantastic art work.

3  Thank Pamela B
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Reviewed 27 November 2012

Heard about this new gallery on the grapevine, and it certainly lived up to the hype. Lovely light, airy spaces - contemporary, interesting, quirky pieces to appeal to a wide variety of tastes. Cards, smaller items - browsed for ages with absolutely no pressure from...More

1  Thank gail190729
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