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Thirsk Museum

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Address: 14-16 Kirkgate, Thirsk YO7 1PQ, England
Phone Number:
+44 1845 527707
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Hours:
Mon - Wed 10:00 - 16:00
Fri - Sat 10:00 - 16:00

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across from the Herriot Museum

This is a little gem right across the street from the more famous James Herriot Museum. This is full of great treasures and all Thirsk residents would appreciate seeing what is... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 28 November 2016
Terri L
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 November 2016

This is a little gem right across the street from the more famous James Herriot Museum. This is full of great treasures and all Thirsk residents would appreciate seeing what is here!

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Thank Terri L
Braintree, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

A real treasure of a place to visit. Staffed by volunteers who are knowledgableble and helpful about their subject. The displays off an insight of Thirsk through the ages. Although the upper floor is not accessible for wheelchair or less able users there is a comprehensive DVD showing and explaining all the exhibits displayed there. All in all an interesting... More 

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Thank silvernd
Horncastle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

By chance we found this museum, wanding around Thirsk. What a great place, small but full of interserting things to take you back in time. I coundn't go up stairs, but my husband did and spent a quite a time up there., he said that it was very interserting and i would have loved it. Visit it you will not... More 

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Thank labaker-11
Birmingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 October 2016

A great little local museum which is free or add a donation full of local history worth a visit if you are in Thirsk

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Thank patricia430
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 October 2016 via mobile

A brilliant little hidden gem and just packed full of treasures and history from the local area. While free it's definitely worth making a donation as it's truly worth it. A must see is the famous Death Chair.

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Thank David H
Newton Aycliffe, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

This is only a small museum but provides a wealth on information on Thirsk through the ages and some of the people through the ages as well. The museum is free and is staffed by really enthusiastic volunteers. The connection with Thirsk and cricket is interesting! Worth a visit and opposite the Herriott museum as well

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Thank Stephen W
Haslingden, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 September 2016

In every room of this quaint house everywhere you turn around are memories of your younger days really informative couple and very friendly

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Thank roversfans2015
Newcastle Upon Tyne
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 September 2016

Free entry and worth a look. Small and compact a number of room to wander through. You could walk past it so keep an eye out.

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Thank Petersun55
Ardsley, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 August 2016

This collection of artefacts is enough to pass an hour or two. the lovely ladies at reception are very knowledgeable about the building itself and the exhibits within.

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Thank Anthony H
Sheffield, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2016

This is a small, intresting and free museum. But, of you cant do stairs then its not for you. If you can, then i am sure you will enjoy a visit.

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