Full of amazing treasures
Whitby Museum is unusual and quite wonderful! Revealing the life of our historic coastal town from the Jurassic era to the present day, our collections are fascinating – even quirky. Come and see our fossils, our costumes, our model ships and our curiosities for yourself. Whatever your age, whatever your interests, Whitby Museum is a precious treasure trove.
Pannett Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1RE
Tuesday to Sunday 10.00-4.30 last admission at 4.00
On Tuesday 28th November Liz Orland, Headteacher at Egton C of E School, brought 13 Year 5 and 6 pupils...
7th February until the 3rd of December. Our special bicentenary exhibition celebrating 200 years of collecting by the Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society. The exhibition looks at how the collection has grown through the years featuring some old favourites alongside rarely seen items.
From tiny pieces of carved jet to gigantic fossils of marine reptiles Whitby Museum has it all. Find out more about our eclectic artefacts then visit and see them in person.
A visit to Whitby Museum wouldn’t be complete without sampling the delights of the museum tea room. If the weather is fair, enjoy Pannett Park in our new outdoor seating area.