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Craven Museum & Gallery

Town Hall High Street | Town Hall, Skipton BD23 1AH, England
+44 1756 706407
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Great for a short visit

This place is great if you have a couple of hours spare. It's not very large but holds many... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
Dan W
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Preston, United Kingdom
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quick place to visit

this museum is easy to find and holds quite a few items of interest is only a small place so... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Pat R
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Town Hall High Street | Town Hall, Skipton BD23 1AH, England
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"local history"
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"folio"
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

This place is great if you have a couple of hours spare. It's not very large but holds many interesting artifacts and the exhibits are very informative. Has a few activities for the kids to do (colouring, mini treasure hunt etc) and the staff are...More

Thank Dan W
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

this museum is easy to find and holds quite a few items of interest is only a small place so doesn't take to long to visit, i enjoyed my visit was worth going.

Thank Pat R
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Originally started by several people who had collections of different items, mostly from the region. They have a little bit of everything, from old agricultural machinery to World War I displays, dinosaur bones, iron age tools. Very nice to see. In the town hall, free...More

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

The first time that we had visited this small museum, I was very pleasantly surprised at the quality of the exhibits, they have a very old well polished cradle, cheese press and WW1 and 2 memorabilia Well worth a visit if you are in Skipton...More

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Reviewed 17 March 2018

A real asset to Skipton. An eclectic collection of fascinating local history. Some great displays and all for no fee.

Thank gelvisblue
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Reviewed 10 March 2018 via mobile

We were in the town hall then found out the museum was attached. It is very modern and located on the first floor. Light clean and airy... Full of history. Worth the £2 suggested donation.

Thank Stumpy12345
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Reviewed 18 September 2017

Covers a lot- from various forms of mining to Shakespeares First Folio. World Wars, medieval and ancient history, all sorts of interesting life in Craven artefacts. Stories about notable residents. All sorts of other stuff to. Definitely worth a visit.

Thank NewZealand-7
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Craven_Museum, Project Officer at Craven Museum & Gallery, responded to this reviewResponded 19 September 2017

Thank you for your great feedback- glad you enjoyed your visit!

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Reviewed 13 September 2017

So much more interesting than you could imagine, a wide variety of exhibitions from a first folio of Shakespeare's to local curios.

Thank W5130PMelizabethm
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Reviewed 4 August 2017

Although we had visited Skipton a couple of times we had never visited the museum until this visit. It's lovely... very small but for its size more than worth a visit and DEFINATELY worth the £2 suggested donation per adult!!

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Reviewed 18 May 2017 via mobile

We visited on a rainy morning with a 2 year old in need of distraction. The museum is free but asks for a donation. The museum has lots of very child friendly features... a colouring table, a rubbing stand linked to local fossils, a child...More

1  Thank HannieJ
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28 February 2017|
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Hello, thank you for your question. We only allow assistance dogs into the museum & gallery. However dogs are welcome in the Tourist Information Office within Skipton Town Hall, where we are based. Hope this helps! Craven... More
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