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The museum is set in the beautiful surroundings of Pannett Park.
Highlights include fossils, ship models, Captain Cook material, scientific instruments, ethnography, local history, archaeology and natural history, jet jewellery, a herbarium and an extensive collection of local maps.There is also a programme of special exhibitions and events, and families can follow a trail which takes them on a voyage around the museum and a tour of the newly-restored Pannett Park.
In the same building is the Pannett Art Gallery, showing work by the Staithes Group of artists and the Weatherill family of watercolourists.
Look out for The Wild Escape at museums and galleries in the next few months. Many have special events, or you can use our audio introduction to help children get involved at any cultural venue.
Visiting with children?
The more you see, the more we do.
The National Art Pass lets you enjoy free entry to hundreds of museums, galleries and historic places across the UK, while raising money to support them.