Whitby Museum

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  • Address: Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE, England, YO21 1RE, United Kingdom
  • Timings: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm Details
  • Phone: +44-1947602908
  • Fax: +44-01947820227
  • Ticket Price: 5 GBP
  • Time Required: 01:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Museums, History Museums, Tourist Center, Family And Kids, Social, Arts

Made with the intention of conserving an Edwardian atmosphere, this museum is situated in Pannett Park, another tourist attraction in Whitby. The museum has around 80,000 interesting artifacts. You can find a lot of mind blowing things related to the history of England in this museum. The museum possesses a number of items in various categories namely special collections, hidden collections, textiles and fine art, social history, whaling and the scoresbys and overseas. Right from the Baffin (model of a ship) to snakestones to the lesser known flint arrowheads, there are a lot of things on display that are sure to interest you. Also do not forget to see the beautiful jet jewelry or a small life like model of Noah`s Ark!

  • Do not touch the artifacts.
  • Read up about things that interest you on the website to get a better understanding.
  • While you visit the museum, also ask for the Pannett Art Gallery and try to visit the gallery.

  • Adults : £5.00, Concessions (Senior Citizens 60+) : £4.00
  • Student (on production of an NUS card) : £3.50
  • Children (under 16 years old) : Free
  • School Parties : £5.00 per accompanying adult
  • Groups (Ten or more) : £3.50 per person
  • Whitby Residents : Free (proof of identity required)
  • Museum Association : Free (proof of membership required)
  • Art Fund Members : Free (proof of membership required)
  • Yorkshire Museums Volunteer Pass : Free (proof of membership required)

  • Last admission is 30 minutes before closing time.

  • Cabs, buses and coaches can be hired from the station.

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  • Whitby Museum Address: Pannett Park, Whitby YO21 1RE, England, YO21 1RE, United Kingdom
  • Whitby Museum Contact Number: +44-1947602908
  • Whitby Museum Timing: 09:00 am - 05:00 pm
  • Whitby Museum Price: 5 GBP
  • Best time to visit Whitby Museum(preferred time): 11:00 am - 03:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Whitby Museum: 01:00 Hrs
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  • Website: http://www.whitbymuseum.org.uk
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  • 95% of people who visit Whitby include Whitby Museum in their plan

  • 40% of people start their Whitby Museum visit around 2 PM - 3 PM

  • People usually take around 1 Hr to see Whitby Museum

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

73.17% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Whitby Museum

People normally club together Whitby Abbey and Pannett Park while planning their visit to Whitby Museum.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures
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  • Wonderful place with an eclectic mix of displays. Quite poorly lit in some instances but understandable perhaps to preserve exhibits. Some just a bit difficult to properly appreciate in low light. Parking only for disabled and difficult to find in the nearby streets. But great experience! And lovely little cafe.

  • Great little museum. It's not huge but it's packed with interesting things and local history. Also very old fashioned with old wooden glass cases, looks like a proper old Victorian museum. I loved it.

  • One visit is not enough for this fantastic museum. A proper old world experience with thousands of interesting exhibits including some excellent Whitby Jet carvings. Not to be missed if you are in the area

  • Excellent and varied exhibition of paintings, fossils, shops, jet, coins and curios. Children enjoy the age specific quiz on a clipboard. Brilliant value and will doubtless inspire a new collection for children to embark on. Pretty nifty tea room, toilet and art too.

  • What a fantastic place to visit. It's pack full of amazing and interesting things. The staff are very friendly. I can't wait to go again.

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