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East Riding Treasure House

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Annual pilgrimage

Came to see the photographic exhibition again. Still free! Staff all pleasant and helpful. Buzzing... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2018
poggy11
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Harrogate, United Kingdom
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A gem of a place

Visited to see the Wildlife Photography Exhibition, a real treat to see it outside London and... read more

Reviewed 25 August 2018
JeannieG59
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Bradford, United Kingdom
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The East Riding Treasure House is a heritage centre providing museum, library and archive facilities under one roof, plus access to the adjoining Edwardian exhibition spaces of the Beverley Art Gallery. The Treasure House tower provides splendid...more
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Champney Road, Beverley HU17 8HE, England
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The model of the Picture Playhouse wasn't on display when we went and the viewing gallery shut. But I'll try it again because it may be much better then. Cafe, art gallery, good staffMore

Thank pjl29
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hello and thanks for taking the time to write a review for the Treasure House. I'm not sure which day you tried to visit, but we are open Monday to Saturday. However, as you mentioned the model of the Picture Playhouse, that leads me to...More

Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

Came to see the photographic exhibition again. Still free! Staff all pleasant and helpful. Buzzing with guests. Viewed some art. Mainly local. Not the best. But photos fab!More

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Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Great to hear you came back to view the photos again! They're always worth a second look we think. Yes, our art is mostly local, as we try to represent our county with our collections! We think there are some real beauties in our collection,...More

Reviewed 25 August 2018

Visited to see the Wildlife Photography Exhibition, a real treat to see it outside London and free! Had only a brief look at the rest of the place but it all looked interesting and staff were friendly and helpful.More

Thank JeannieG59
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 August 2018

Thanks for coming to see the Wildlife Photographer exhibition and taking the time to review us! We really appreciate it. We're very pleased to bring this exhibition for free to people up here in Yorkshire. We do hope you take a chance to come for...More

Reviewed 18 August 2018

I am ashamed to say that this was my first visit to the Lord Roberts Road Library and Art Gallery, and now the treasure house for 40 years. I went after being approached by a volunteer in the town centre giving out information about the...More

Thank peterbeverleywirral
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review your visit to the Treasure House. We're pleased to hear that you came to visit after so long away. We're sorry if the lighting in the Wildlife Photography exhibition was not what you'd have preferred. We do...More

Reviewed 14 August 2018

What a nice place this is. We went to see the excellent wildlife photography exhibition which is on and is worth a visit. The Treasure House comprises a library downstairs and the galleries upstairs too as well as a small café. It is worth an...More

Thank Darren L
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 21 August 2018

Thanks very much for taking the time to post a review of the Treasure House! We're happy to hear you enjoyed your visit, and got a chance to see the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition. Hopefully you'll come back again to see our future...More

Reviewed 25 July 2018

Really nice cafe at the top. Great library with a quiet seating area. The only big problem is the parking and should have a parking place for visitors and staff.More

Thank GWat07
Katy C, Marketing Officer at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 1 August 2018

Thanks for your review of the Treasure House, and we're delighted you enjoyed the range of facilities in the building. There is a car park just behind the Treasure House which is available after 3.30pm, and over the weekend. Alternative car parking can be found...More

Reviewed 7 June 2018

The exhibition depicting the importance of Africans in the East Riding and their role in the development of the area was really interesting, and at the opening we were treated to tasty refreshments. A pity more didn't come forward to tell their stories and those...More

Thank Jane S
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Hello and thank you for taking the time to write a review. We're very pleased to hear you attended our opening to the Africans in Yorkshire exhibition. As you may know, this exhibition has been part of an ongoing project, and it has gained many...More

Reviewed 3 June 2018

I think the overall idea of combining the various civic functions and a café is great. Unfortunately, the café seems to be used extensively by ERYC staff who are holding their meetings there. This not only changes/destroys the ambience but some of the discussions are...More

Thank David S
Katy C, Libraries, Museums and Archives Marketing Officer at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 June 2018

Many thanks for your review and for visiting the Treasure House. We are sorry you've found issues with the staff in the cafe. Staff are of course welcome to use the facilities as paying customers, but we do have a protocol in place to ensure...More

Reviewed 27 May 2018

Enjoyed my afternoon in this lovely facility with helpful staff, although I could have got the info from the computer at home.More

Thank cthecliffs
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 29 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Treasure House. While it often is just as easy to get hold of info from a home computer, we hope that by coming in, you got a chance to chat to our staff about what you...More

Reviewed 7 May 2018

Interesting little museum located close to the tourist information centre. Not huge but there are some interesting exhibits.More

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Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 May 2018

Thank you for taking the time to review the Treasure House. We're glad you had a look round! Hopefully you also took the time to look at our current temporary exhibitions in the corridor space and in the Art Gallery. We are quite a small...More

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Hellswithbells
27 June 2017|
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Response from Stephen L | Property representative |
I am pleased to confirm that Beverley Library opening hours will not be changing on the 1st July. We conducted a two stage consultation with our customers in 2016, proposing various options to save money. Over 7000... More
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irene19592016
14 January 2017|
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Response from Stephen L | Property representative |
Our normal opening days and times are: Monday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Tuesday: 9:30 am - 8:00pm Wednesday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Thursday: 9:30 am - 8:00pm Friday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Saturday: 9:0am - 4:00pm Sunday: Closed The Cafe is open... More
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