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Scarborough Art Gallery, houses the Borough's fine art collection and tells the story of Scarborough and its various influences over the years through the wonderful paintings, which feature seascapes and views of the town and local landscapes. Learn about the influence of the sea, Scarborough's early history as a holiday resort and how fashion spoke volumes about your status and position in society.

Events for all the family are featured throughout the year and especially over the school holiday period.

The 2014 'Remember Scarborough!' exhibition commemorates the bombardment of Scarborough by German warships on 16 December 1914; the first effective attack on British soil by a foreign power in over 800 years. Explore what happened to Scarborough on that day and the impact it had on the town, the country and the war effort.


Street parking available outside the Gallery (charges apply).

The Gallery only has partial wheelchair access. The downstairs Scarborough Collections, shop and café are accessible but there is no lift access to the first floor temporary exhibitions.

Toilet facilities are available on the first floor.

Induction loops and large print versions of interpretation materials are available.

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