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Museum, next open Sun 1 Oct - Thu 30 Nov 2017, £4-£15

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Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life

Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life

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Housed in England’s first agricultural college, this fine historic building is packed full of history.
Explore period shops, bygones of a Victorian age, including a printer’s workshop, grocers’ shop, gentleman’s outfitters, pub and chemist’s shop. Don’t miss the blacksmith's forge and industrial heritage gallery detailing the fascinating past of the Rosedale ironstone mine and railway.
The museum, which opened in 1967, houses wonderful collections of the local life and social history of Pickering Vale including the regionally important Sydney Smith photographic collection.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopWheelchairs available

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Sun 1 Oct - Thu 30 Nov 2017 Mon - Sun 10:00 to 16:00

Prices

Adults £6.00
Children £3.00 (under 5's free)
Concessions £5.00
Family £15.00 (2 Adults + up to 3 Children)

Events at this Venue

date event
Sat 25 Nov Beck Isle Museum Christmas Fair

Address

Bridge Street,
Pickering,
North Yorkshire,
YO18 8DU

Location

Directions

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Map reference: SE 795841  Lat: 54.24642 Long: -0.78145

By Road:
In centre of town, near North York Moors Railway Station, public car parks 3 minutes walk.

By Public Transport:
From North York Moors Railway Station turn right over bridge.

Facilities

  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)