Museum Location

Whitby Museum Location

Whitby Museum is located in Pannett Park, Whitby. Do take time to enjoy Pannett Park as well. It is a great place for a picnic and the play area is one of the best in the north of England.  It is only a 10 minute walk up to the museum from the harbour side, bus station and train station.

Sketch Map
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Whitby is on the line from Middlesbrough. However there are only a limited number of trains every day and intending rail visitors are advised to contact Rail enquiries for details. The station is about 10 minutes walk from the Museum.

The main roads into Whitby are
A171 from Scarborough
A171 from Guisborough and Teesside
A64 from York, A169 from Malton
through Pickering onto the A171

On street parking is available on  St Hilda’s Terrace (parking disc required) and there is a large car park at West Cliff (entrances at both West Cliff and Whitby Leisure Centre) for coaches and cars. The Museum is less than 5 minutes walk from this car park and Pannett Park may be entered on foot at the top of Chubb Hill near the roundabout with St. Hilda’s Terrace.  There is parking at the Museum for disabled visitors via the St Hilda’s Terrace entrance, if using sat nav to access this entrance please use the postcode        YO21 3AE.

Alternatively, between 7 April and 3 November a park and ride facility is available situated just outside Whitby at the junction of the A171 and B1460 (postcode YO21 1TL). The nearest park and ride bus stop is situated on St Hilda’s Terrace, a 2 minute walk to the Museum. For more information see

Coach Drop Off point
Coaches may drop off visitors either at the top of Chubb Hill (see downloadable map) or opposite the main Pannett Park gates in St Hilda’s Terrace.  The Town open-top tour bus and the Park and Ride bus drops passengers nearby.