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Robin Hoods Bay Museum of Local History
Robin Hoods Bay, Whitby, Yorkshire Coast

Details for Robin Hoods Bay Museum of Local History

The museum at Robin Hoods Bay is full of interesting local history and packed with fascinating exhibits. Situated in the picturesque fishing village and surrounded by wonderful coastline it is a perfect place to bring the family or for group visits. 

In the picture postcard coastal village of Robin Hood's Bay on the stunning Heritage Yorkshire coast, is the interesting and free to visit Museum of Local History.

This interesting local museum was started in 1980 and features a new exhibition every year. You can find out about local geology, local history, farming, shipping, smuggling...and much more! The museum is run entirely by volunteers.

Group and School party visits are welcome outside normal opening hours throughout the year by prior arrangement.

Displays include fishing, shipping, local history and geology. Details of the many shipwrecks and historic rescues in the Bay are recorded and there is a unique model of a smuggler's house showing how contraband could be concealed! A life size model of a local fisherwife has many surprises up her sleeve.

Location & Access:

The Museum is situated on Fisherhead on the south side of the village. The building can only be approached via narrow cobbled pathways and steps.



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Robin Hoods Bay Museum of Local History
Robin Hoods Bay
East Yorkshire
01947 880097

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