Whitby Museum

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.

Venue details

Whitby Museum Pannett Park, Whitby North Yorkshire YO21 1RE 01947 602908 www.whitbymuseum.org.uk

Entry details

Free with National Art Pass (standard entry £5)

Mon – Sat, 9am – 5pm (last entry 4.30pm)
Sun, 9.30am – 4.30pm (last entry 4pm)

Closed 25 Dec ​– 1 Jan