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Whitby Museum

Whitby MuseumWhitby Museum

The museum explores Whitby's strong links with shipping and the sea. A series of exhibitions chart the exploits of the two famous mariners 'Captain James Cook' and 'Captain William Scoresby' who are strongly connected with the town. 

A number of other galleries also explore corals and uniforms, jet, archaeology, ethnography and the huge reptile fossils that were uncovered nearby.


Disabled parking within 10-20 yards of level entrance. West Cliff car park nearby is also almost level.

Handrails and steps at front. Lift and wheelchair available. Two disabled toilets.

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