Robin Hoods Bay And Fylingdales Museum, Whitby

Robin Hoods Bay And Fylingdales Museum, Whitby - Address

Address: Fisher head, Robin Hood's Bay, Whitby, England

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Time Required: 01:00 Hrs

Timings: 12:00 pm - 04:00 pm Details

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About Robin Hoods Bay And Fylingdales Museum, Whitby

The building was purchased on a 1000 year lease by Rev. R.J. Cooper, Vicar of Fylingdales Parish in 1891. It seems like it was a small cottage built into the slope of the land. On his own the Vicar had the room downstairs converted into a Coroner’s Room, and built a mortuary on the east wall.

It was used as a Reading Room for the people of Bay from 1900, staying true to its actual purpose.  Periodicals and newspapers were provided and books were purchased on loan.  The Library and Reading Room went on for many years but eventually was shut down in 1987.  

In 1980, a newly formed Museum Trust displayed its first temporary exhibition in the Coroner’s Room.  Since then, the displays have expanded as new artifacts have been added to the museum. The museum received these artifacts on donation.

Robin Hoods Bay And Fylingdales Museum Information

  • Do not touch the old lifeboats.
  • The way to the museum is from a narrow cobbled and stoned road. Make sure you are fit to walk through the path.
  • Wear appropriate foot wear.

Robin Hoods Bay And Fylingdales Museum Ticket Prices

  • Free entry; although donations are welcomed.
  • Group and school party charges on application.

Robin Hoods Bay And Fylingdales Museum Opening and Closing Hours

  • Check the website for yearly schedule. 

How To reach Robin Hoods Bay And Fylingdales Museum by Public Transport

  • Bus no 93 from Bus station stand no 2.

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