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Thirsk Museum

Closed Now: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Open today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Lovely little free museum

We visited this museum as we were in thirsk and it’s the first time we have seen it open when we... read more

Reviewed 3 November 2018
986deborahe
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Northallerton, United Kingdom
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Lovely museum rich in the history of Thirsk

Well worth a trip Free and there is a very friendly guide. Crammed with interesting items. Can... read more

Reviewed 19 October 2018
RedDebHolmfirth
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Holmfirth
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14-16 Kirkgate, Thirsk YO7 1PQ, England
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Reviewed 3 November 2018 via mobile

We visited this museum as we were in thirsk and it’s the first time we have seen it open when we have been there. My partner wanted to visited as his gran had donated many items to the museum. It’s a lovely little museum created...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 19 October 2018

Well worth a trip Free and there is a very friendly guide. Crammed with interesting items. Can leave a donation

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 12 October 2018

This small museum is great to visit. It is maintained by local volunteers. We felt welcomed by two wonderful gentlemen.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Sharon F
Reviewed 5 October 2018

We spent an interesting time here looking at artifacts from times gone by.All relate to this area & are well presented with the aid of hard working volunteers. The photographs will spell out a thousand words.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Alan A
Reviewed 30 September 2018

Thirsk is very lucky to have such a great resource. Lots of local history and artefacts. Well worth a visit. PS: The Busby Stoop chair is there.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Geepster
Reviewed 23 September 2018

A brilliant little museum with lots of interesting displays Especially the cursed chair hung on the wall Well with an hour of your time Please make a generous donation

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Andy B
Reviewed 8 September 2018

lots to see, good insight into lives from years ago makes you realize how easy we have things today. friendly staff.good knowledge and information

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank pearlsatt
Reviewed 23 August 2018

A lovely little museum over two floors. Lots of interesting exhibits and helpful staff. Free admission, donations are welcome though. We found the chair with the curse on it particularly interesting.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank suemarb
Reviewed 14 August 2018

This excellent museum is very worthed to visit; a lot of old toys and other stuff, and very friendly persons working there as volunteers. It is important work!!!!!

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank heidikooo
Reviewed 6 August 2018

Lots of interest and quirky detail in a beautiful town-centre historic building. The museum is run by dedicated local volunteers who will be absolutely delighted to talk to you about the exhibits and local history.

Date of experience: August 2018
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loulubella
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Response from Steve M | Reviewed this property |
I cannot recall if they have a published policy on dogs. The building is quite small - it's an old cottage-style terraced house. The passages and stairs are quite narrow and the displays areas are quite crowded with... More
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Response from stephenwM5183DF | Reviewed this property |
To be honest I don't know. The museum is a small local history museum run by very friendly and informative volunteers. I'm sure if you gave them a ring they would be more than helpful to assist in this.
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