Museums

 

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Museums

Business: Museums

Location: Harrogate and Districts

Description :

NIDDERDALE MUSEUM The Local History Museum With Lots To SeeThe Nidderdale Museum was founded in 1975 by a group of enthusiasts who shared a deep concern for the traditional way of life which they felt was rapidly disappearing after the second world war. Farms were adopting new methods, the former lead and stone industries had collapsed, and families were becoming dispersed. For More Details Click Here

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The Royal Pump Room Museum – Would you go to a bar or café that only sold water? What if it reeked of sulphur? Welcome to Harrogate’s famous Pump Room. First built in 1842, it was not unusual for 1500 glasses of water to be served each morning. The museum now tells the fashionable story of Harrogate and the daily spa routine, a place for health and happiness. Click Here for More Details

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Butter Market Museum, Hall Square, Boroughbridge – The Butter Market was an open fronted building that was used in the 18th/19th century to give shelter to farmer’s wives on market day when they were selling dairy products. A local benefactor paid to have railing added to the building, allowing the Town Council to start a museum of local products and artifacts. The artifacts include bread ovens, railway items, and farm equipment. The collection is augmented with signboards giving a history of the items and is available to view at any time. Click Here for More Details

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WORKHOUSE MUSEUM & GARDEN RIPON – The grim atmosphere of the Workhouse Museum has been carefully maintained in order to give visitors a sense of what life in a Victorian Workhouse could have. Click Here for More Details

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COURTHOUSE MUSEUM – Discover what being the Liberty of Ripon meant at the Courthouse Museum and learn about what happened in a courtroom in the 1800s. Experience standing in the dock and waiting for your sentence! Click Here for More Details

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PRISON & POLICE MUSEUM RIPON – Enter the grim prison with whitewashed cells and barred windows. On the ground floor is a history of policing in Yorkshire from the Anglo-Saxons to the formation of professional policing. Upstairs, crime and punishment are the theme – with many hands-on activities to help imagine the horror of the Victorian prison regime. Click Here for More Details

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Stately Trains – Heritage museum in Harrogate – Click Here for More Details

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