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At Whitby Museum we have a dedicated special exhibition room with a programme of exhibitions designed to complement and enhance our main gallery. Special exhibitions usually run for a full year.

Our Costume Gallery also has annually changing exhibitions highlighting differing areas of our costume and textile collection.

Throughout the year we stage events and talks tying to our collection. Regularly visit this page or our social media channels for the latest updates.

Pannett Park

Whitby Museum is lucky to be situated in the wonderful surroundings of Pannett Park. Take in the beautiful landscaped gardens and let the children play on the excellent playpark right alongside us.

Pannett Art Gallery

We share our building with Pannett Art Gallery, where you can find permanent exhibitions of the work of the Weatherill family, who were local artists and a room dedicated to the Staithes group of artists alongside regularly changing exhibitions.

  • Exhibition

    Whitby Weddings: and the bride wore…

    Wed, 25 May 2022 - Sun, 4 December 2022

    This Costume Gallery exhibition looks at wedding attire from the second half of the 20th century. It was inspired by...

  • Exhibition

    Scoresby’s Arctic

    Fri, 27 May 2022 - Sun, 4 December 2022

    Scoresby’s Arctic exhibition aims to please casual visitors of all ages as well as Scoresby enthusiasts. Central is the 200-year-old...