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Beck Isle Museum

Located in the historic market town of Pickering, Beck Isle Museum is a hidden gem, jam-packed with more than 60,000 different objects that bring the area's rich history to life.

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Beck Isle Museum

Whitby Museum

A jewel among museums, Whitby's has amazing exhibitions on a whole range of subjects including Cook and Scoresby, as well as huge reptile fossils, archaeology and so much more.

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Whitby Museum

Malton Museum

The area's pre-eminent archaeological museum, with a vast collection of artefacts dating back to Malton’s Roman past. Find it tucked away in the Subscription Rooms on Yorkersgate in Malton.

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Malton Museum

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

James Cook lodged as an apprentice seaman in this lovely 17th Century house in Whitby, where you can see original letters, paintings, maps and objects from his voyages.

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Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Rotunda Museum

Discover the fascinating geology of the coast through exciting interactive displays at this purpose built geology museum.

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Rotunda Museum

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

The Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum is situated in the village of Skinningrove. Enjoy a guided tour of the original mine site including a demonstration of ironstone mining of the Victorian period.

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Cleveland Ironstone Museum

Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

Discover what school was like for young James Cook. Interactive displays show you the early life of this world famous explorer and detail his voyages of discovery.

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Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum

Robin Hood's Bay Museum

Discover the life and times of Robin Hood's Bay in this tiny but wonderful museum. Full of photographs and artefacts from the village through the ages, it's a real delight.

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Robin Hood's Bay Museum

The World of James Herriot

The home and surgery of the world famous vet creates a wonderful atmosphere of a bygone era, with interactive displays and children's challenges.

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The World of James Herriot

The Woodhams Stone Collection

The life’s work of local residents Sid Woodhams and John Stone, who each spent more than 60 years collecting artefacts offering a rare insight into the social history of Norton and Malton.

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The Woodhams Stone Collection

Ryedale Folk Museum

Experience twenty reconstructed heritage buildings, six acres of grounds and 40,000 objects, curios and antiques at this award-winning open-air museum.

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Ryedale Folk Museum

Thirsk Museum

Discover the life and times of the market town of Thirsk in this fascinating cottage museum.

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Thirsk Museum

Shandy Hall

Once the home of Laurence Sterne, author of Tristram Shandy, Shandy Hall houses the finest collection of his writings in the world. Exhibitions in the summer and beautiful cottage gardens.

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Shandy Hall