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The Yorkshire Waterways Museum

Dutch River Side, Goole DN14 5TB, England
+44 1405 768730
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Visit and boat trip to the Waterways Museum

A small group of us visited the Museum on Sunday and had a leisurely wander around the exhibits... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jilly116
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Leeds, United Kingdom
Good overall Museum

Very interesting couple of hours, learning about the history of the Goole docks and going on the... read more

Reviewed 9 April 2018
David L
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Swansea, United Kingdom
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Dutch River Side, Goole DN14 5TB, England
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"nice cafe"
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"nice food"
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A small group of us visited the Museum on Sunday and had a leisurely wander around the exhibits followed by a pleasant boat trip around the docks which was really interesting. Afterwards we had a tasty light lunch in the café. All the staff there...More

1  Thank Jilly116
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

Very interesting couple of hours, learning about the history of the Goole docks and going on the trip around the docks of today/

Thank David L
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Reviewed 27 March 2018 via mobile

What a lovely day out.took the grandchildren to this museum,and had a lovely day.the staff were so helpful in explaining the museum and what was there.the little cafe was great cooking some really nice and good quality food.we were then taken on a boat ride...More

Thank Geoffrey E
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Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

This place is a nice place to take younger children to it is out of the way of other things in the area all on is own down a long stretch of road but they have nice gardens to look in and boat rides

Thank Emily J
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Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

Was recommended to us and was not disappointed. Not massive but there is lots of clear information. It was certainly a learning day for us. Thoroughly enjoyed our visit.

1  Thank heidimay
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Free museum with information on the docks and life in Goole. We also took a 45 minute trip on the water, the docks were interesting even though there was no activity going on on a Sunday. I had never heard about the Pudding Toms, coal...More

1  Thank Jenny W
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Reviewed 2 October 2017

Enjoyed a lovely visit here the information provided was perfect and I learnt quit a lot , both inside and the outside were lovely and well kept.

1  Thank Seasonedtravellers99
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Reviewed 16 September 2017

Went to Goole today and visited the waterways museum, and had a great time. Goole is not a Mecca, and has obviously been busier in days gone by. So we would want to support initiatives in places like Goole. Pious altruism to one side, this...More

1  Thank Gavin D
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Reviewed 6 September 2017

Great way to learn Goole history and the waterways, very interesting boat trips around the docks. (These are to pay for) Lovely friendly staff who go the extra mile, nice cafe too and reasonably priced. Great for children and adults too

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Reviewed 28 August 2017

Turned up for a Bank Holiday weekend event "Railway on the Water". The pictures on the website showed coal trucks on a railway next to docks so I rather hoped to see some railway locomotives. It turns out "Railway on the Water" refers to a...More

Thank Xpharm
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Sue H
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It's free
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shirleywindsor
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I wouldn't bother at all.. Go somewhere else
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I can't answer this question I'm sure if you contact the museum they will help you.
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