Whitby Museum is temporarily closed until further notice. Please check the venue's website for the latest details.

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.

Whitby Museum

Pannett Park, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 1RE

01947 602908


Opening times

Temporarily closed

Free entry with National Art Pass

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