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Royal Pump Room Museum

Open Now: 10:30 - 17:00
Open today: 10:30 - 17:00
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Great to spend some time here

Really enjoyed looking around this small museum and learning more abour Harrogate's watery past... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Bournemouth, United Kingdom
A wee gem

What a beautiful wee museum this is. Wee is definitely the word for it but they do say good things... read more

Reviewed 13 December 2018
Glasgow, United Kingdom
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“worth a visit”(60 reviews)
“sulphur water”(13 reviews)
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Unit 5 Grosvenor Building Crown Place, Harrogate HG1 2RY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

Very small for the admission fee it would be better if it was free of charge with donations I have been to far better free places to get into it is not really worth the money

Date of experience: March 2019
1  Thank Julie B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Really enjoyed looking around this small museum and learning more abour Harrogate's watery past! our 4 yr old has a great time, apart from going down to the source of the water, that has a very strong sulphur smell.. she cried!

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank chiesa_italy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Five of us visited on a Saturday afternoon when it was quite quiet. There’s not a huge amount to see but it’s only £4 per person. One of my highlights was the building itself.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TheRelfster
Reviewed 6 February 2019 via mobile

This is a very small museum but most enjoyable and worthwhile. Giving a history of the natural springs occurring in Harrogate which led to the pump house and people visiting to take the waters. A brief talk was given followed by a viewing of the...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AuntyP63
Reviewed 23 January 2019

To find out how Harrogate came to be famous for it's waters, spa, etc., a visit to the Pump Room is a must. A very knowledgeable and interesting guide made the visit even better.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Lucylou16
Reviewed 7 January 2019 via mobile

A facinating insight into the history of Harrogate as a spa town. Anne Harvey, the curator was very knowledgable and helpful explaining all the fine details of this place.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank 339adec
Reviewed 13 December 2018 via mobile

What a beautiful wee museum this is. Wee is definitely the word for it but they do say good things come in small packages. A lovely building inside and out.Full of little interesting items from yesteryear and the majority about the spa talks about the...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank 8859annamaria
Reviewed 12 December 2018

Popped in for a visit excellent staff the lady was so knowledgable and helpful with all our questions. Well worth a visit..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Akuma55
Reviewed 5 December 2018

I appreciate that Harrogate are trying to spread its history and make money off it but it could have been better. Walked around for 20 minutes feeling very amused and confused paying £16 for the privilege. There should not be a museum, a small museum...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Shezzy25
Reviewed 2 December 2018 via mobile

Harrogate provide so many amazing sites and features. There is a royal pump room in Bath and Edinburgh but I don't know of another. This is a museum created in the actual pump room. You see development of water and baths with story boards and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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30 January 2018|
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Response from taylorfish | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, they are open Sunday 2pm to 5pm