Whitby Museum is open 9:30 am to 4:30 pm throughout the year except for Mondays and a break between Christmas and the New Year. However, the Museum will be open on bank holiday Mondays at Easter, May Day, late May and late August. The Library and Archive does not open on Bank Holidays and is open for more limited hours than the Museum.
Last admission to the Museum is half an hour before closing
For library opening times see Library Access
Persons wishing to closely inspect or research any particular collection should make an appointment in advance with the keeper or librarian.
As with all museums all displays are subject to change. If anyone is keen to view particular items they are advised to confirm with the keeper or librarian that the items are on display and will remain on display when they intend to visit. If the items are not on display then it will be necessary to make an appointment to view said items.
Please note that dogs (except for support dogs) are not allowed in the museum or the art gallery.