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image for Exhibition Centre item typeScarborough's Maritime Past at Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

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Exhibition, free entry

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Scarborough at War

Scarborough at War

Details

The Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre is an exhibition and information centre covering Scarborough's history including ship building, fishing, pirates and smugglers, WW1 & WW2, superstitions, our connections to the Titanic and much more. Our exhibition changes every 3 months and our website has 1000s of photographs and articles. Our volunteers are all friendly local people who can help show you around.

If you are researching your family history, our volunteers can also help you look for information.

Education/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

We can take groups of up to 17 people by special arrangement.

Prices

Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Wed 1 Nov - Fri 22 Dec Fishermen's Ganseys Exhibition

Address

45 Eastborough,
Scarborough,
North Yorkshire,
YO11 1NH

Location

Directions

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Map reference: TA 046887  Lat: 54.28324 Long: -0.39480

By Road:
A64 follow signs to town centre and sea front.
The museum is just up the hill from the harbour.

By Public Transport:
Trains or buses to town centre.

Accessible by Public Transport: 0 miles from Scarborough station

Facilities

  • Education/study areaEducation/study area
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed

We can take groups of up to 17 people by special arrangement.

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details

Parking

  • YesDrop-off point for guests outside entrance
  • The route from the parking area to the entrance:
    • YesIs flat (i.e. without steps)

Public Areas

  • Level access (no steps/thresholds) or access by ramp or lift:
    • YesFrom the entrance to reception / ticket area
  • YesGood contrast between the floor and walls
  • YesContrast markings on clear surfaces such as glass doors
  • YesVisitor information available in large print (14pt and over)
  • YesVisitor information available in audio format

Entrance

  • YesEntrance is well lit

General

  • YesSeating available for visitors with limited mobility
  • YesClear signage
  • YesEffective lighting for visually impaired visitors
  • YesGood colour/tonal contrast for visually impaired visitors
  • YesRoutes/pathways suitable for wheelchair users or visitors with limited mobility
  • YesDisplays at suitable height for wheelchair users / children
  • YesAudible alarm system