What’s on

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.

  • Exhibition

    Our Lasses – Inspirational Women of Whitby

    Tue, 6 February 2024 - Sun, 1 December 2024 Tuesday to Sunday 10am-4:30pm, last admission 4pm.

    A must-see Whitby Museum exhibition showcasing the remarkable Women of Whitby through the ages.    

  • Exhibition

    Adventures in Time: The Development of Steampunk

    Tue, 6 February 2024 - Sun, 1 December 2024

    A new exhibition looking at the development of Steampunk and some of the costume influences showcasing modern outfits and original...

  • Exhibition

    Frank Meadow Sutcliffe Mini Exhibition

    Fri, 12 April 2024 - Sun, 1 December 2024

    A mini-exhibition celebrating the life and work of Frank Meadow Sutcliffe, renowned photographer of Whitby, its people and the surrounding...

  • Event, Workshop

    Writing the Gothic with Essie Fox and Kate Griffin

    Sat, 27 April 2024 1pm - 3:30pm

    Whitby Museum will be welcoming authors Kate Griffin and Essie Fox to our library for this unique writing workshop.   Be...