Whitby Museum is in beautiful Pannett Park, right in the heart of Whitby. It was founded in 1823 and offers a fascinating glimpse of Whitby’s heritage. The Museum has a diverse and intriguing range of displays that tell the story of Whitby and the surrounding area. From the huge fossil Ichthyosaurus to a tiny jet carvings and many other objects which reflect Whitby’s vibrant and scientific maritime history, including the exploits of Captain James Cook. The Museum has retained its original Edwardian atmosphere and its eclectic and fascinating collection of artefacts and curios are a delight for all ages. During your visit pop into our vintage tea room for homemade tasty treats.
A programme of changing exhibitions, talks and events take place throughout the year, visit the website for more details www.whitbymuseum.org.uk.
Wheelchair friendly, level access to the museum is available at the rear of the building from the Disabled Car Parking area,