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Nidderdale Museum

Closed Now: 13:30 - 16:30
Open today: 13:30 - 16:30
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Great time, immersed in local history and culture. Beautifully curated by local volunteers A... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Gordon M
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Yorkshire Dales National Park, United Kingdom
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This really was a feast for the eyes. So well put together and a wealth of information to devour... read more

Reviewed 22 October 2018
mossallison
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Grimsby, United Kingdom
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King Street | The old workhouse, Pateley Bridge HG3 5LE, England
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Reviewed 6 November 2018

Great time, immersed in local history and culture. Beautifully curated by local volunteers A delightful atmosphere altogether !

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Gordon M
Reviewed 22 October 2018

This really was a feast for the eyes. So well put together and a wealth of information to devour. We would certainly return as one visit really isn't enough. Well done to the volunteers.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank mossallison
Reviewed 14 October 2018

The Nidderdale Museum in Pateley Bridge is an absolute gem. Housed in a former workhouse and run entirely by volunteers, it records many aspects of life in Nidderdale over the centuries. There are 1000s of items on display ranging from a Victorian schoolroom to the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Steveanne-2
Reviewed 10 October 2018

I had read the reviews on TripAdvisor about this museum and decided to pay a visit. At £2.00 each for entry the museum is undervaluing itself, I would happily have paid more than double that. There are so many rooms full of lovely, quality exhibits,...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank PAUL S
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Wonderful little museum full of knick knacks from household items, to various shops, farming history and loads more. So much to see you need several visits. Very pleasant and knowledgable staff. Reasonable entry fee.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank langs96
Reviewed 24 September 2018

We were greeted by 2 very helpful people who gave us the history of the museum and what the visit entailed. We found it a very interesting and magical experience as each room was set out with authentic items and I think each of us...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed 20 September 2018

Well presented displays about the local area. We spent an entire afternoon here and were fascinated, particularly enjoying the rooms about local industries and farming. How different life is today!

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank fortyniners2017
Reviewed 19 September 2018

This is a fantastic little museum, there is so much to see, and with only £2 entry fee you certainly get value for money, well worth a visit.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Helen V
Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

Fantastic collection of artefacts from the past. I particularly recommend reading Willie’s letters to his parents in the war room. The Christmas parcel saga was brimming with suspense and terror in equal measure. I won’t spoil it for you but it’s equal to, if not...More

Date of experience: September 2018
3  Thank Barry G
Reviewed 31 August 2018 via mobile

We called in on the Lego mini figure trail. What a good find the place quite big and a good rainy day place for a hour or so. We did not spend much time there as our car parking ran out we will definitely re...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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