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The Yorkshire Waterways Museum

Dutch River Side, Goole DN14 5TB, England
+44 1405 768730
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Little gem

Was recommended to us and was not disappointed. Not massive but there is lots of clear information... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
heidimay
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cumbria
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orgasmic

Goole is very small. There is too much pollution, but there isn't transport . Also it's too far... read more

Reviewed 20 January 2018
jimimaakasotu
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Nairobi Region, Kenya
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“boat trip” (24 reviews)
“small cafe” (8 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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Dutch River Side, Goole DN14 5TB, England
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+44 1405 768730
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago 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 20 January 2018

Goole is very small. There is too much pollution, but there isn't transport . Also it's too far from school however it's very close to the shops. Goole is too loud because my house is in the town centre. Next Saturday I will go to...More

Thank jimimaakasotu
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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

Thank SuzyJan01
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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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Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Learn the history of Goole & it's waterways whilst sat inside the small but friendly cafe or outside nr the canal & marina. Staff friendly serving good inexpensive food & drink

Thank palvey60
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

We took the two eldest grandchildren on the boat trip. They even let them have a go at driving the boat round the canals. It was really exciting.. The guide told us so much about the history of the docks and the area in general...More

Thank janchase
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Reviewed 13 August 2017

Little bit of the main track to find ,but well worthy of a visit ,full of interesting items in there museum. And there is a nice little trip into and around Goole Docks by an old lifeboat ,and the skipper today was full of information...More

Thank ronsY4417PW
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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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