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Bayle Museum

Baylegate, Bridlington YO16 4PZ, England
+44 1262 674308
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Interesting little museum

My friend and I called in to this lovely little museum, the building itself is fascinating. It was... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
WakefieldMadHatter
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Wakefield
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We had an hour to spare before heading home and decided to visit Bayle Museum. It's a walk up one... read more

Reviewed 12 April 2017
Peter H
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  • Very good22%
  • Average5%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible2%
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Hours Today: 11:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Baylegate, Bridlington YO16 4PZ, England
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+44 1262 674308
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Reviewed 6 days ago

My friend and I called in to this lovely little museum, the building itself is fascinating. It was only £2 to go in. The models in the displays were very impressive, so lifelike, the other displays were well set out too with lots of reading...More

Thank WakefieldMadHatter
Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

We had an hour to spare before heading home and decided to visit Bayle Museum. It's a walk up one side (steepish spiral stairs) visiting the various small rooms/displays on the way. Big room at the top choc full of interesting local history. Then down...More

1  Thank Peter H
Reviewed 21 February 2017

Housed in what used to be the gate-house for Bridlington Priory, built in the 11th century, the building itself is older than most of the excellent exhibits. Entry was only £1.00 so it's value for money. The museum is closed during the winter months, and...More

2  Thank Martin F
Reviewed 22 October 2016

For £1 this was excellent. Packed with various snippets/pockets of information e.g.WWII personal letter from an prisoner of war to 1640s - the gloves of Queen Henrietta when visiting Charles II in Bridlington. You could spend a couple of hours here easily. However, if children...More

1  Thank CAROL F
Reviewed 7 October 2016

This gatehouse holds a lot of information and collections of all kinds. You climb up the spiral staircase, stepping off at each floor to see the collections. There is also a garderobe that has been re-created! The exhibits carry on across the top floor and...More

3  Thank oggrocks
Reviewed 5 October 2016

We walked from the town centre only to find the museum had s note on the door to say it was closed for the week. This was despite checking the opening times a week or so before. I volunteer in a museum and the most...More

1  Thank Nigel L
BayleMuseum, Museum Assistant at Bayle Museum, responded to this review

Dear Nigel L We are sorry that your visit to the Museum was unsuccessful on this occasion. Unfortunately circumstances beyond our control meant we had to close the Museum to the public at short notice for one week. This is not a normal occurrence and...More

Reviewed 15 September 2016

great musuem not recommended for people with young children or disabilities cos of the staircase really steep and not the safest tbh but the history of the building is amazing

Thank emmabarlow
Reviewed 25 August 2016

Disappointed this was closed on a Saturday. Looked like it had a really good exhibition. Missing a lot of trade being closed on a weekendMore

1  Thank chrisCullercots
BayleMuseum, Museum Assistant at Bayle Museum, responded to this review

In previous years the Bayle Museum has had weekend opening hours. During the course of this time we discovered that we received significantly less visitors than during the weekdays. With much deliberation and market research the Lords Feoffees decided that the Museum would open only...More

Reviewed 23 August 2016

Took the grandchildren and plenty to interest and amuse them. Only costs £1 each, and children free!

1  Thank Michelle W
Reviewed 17 August 2016

Looked round with family whilst on holiday nice experience plenty to see .we enjoyed the interactive quizzes on different items chosen in the museum.

Thank traceymudie
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