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image for Museum - Maritime item typeScarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

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Maritime, next open Thu 23 Nov 2017 - Fri 31 Jan 2025, free entry

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Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre

Details

Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre has an exhibition and information on the history of Scarborough, ship building, fishing and the maritime life of the port and harbour going back to the Romans and Vikings. In 2016 we were presented the Queen's Award for volunteering. We are a registered charity run by the community to educate the public.

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.

Opening details

Season Dates Opening Hours
Thu 23 Nov 2017 - Fri 31 Jan 2025 Wed - Sun 11:00 to 16:00
Scarborough Maritime Heritage Centre has an exhibition and information on the history of Scarborough, ship building, fishing and the maritime life of the port and harbour going back to the Romans and Vikings.

Prices

Free entry

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Contact

Membership Secretary

01723 369361

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

  • The surface of the car park and pathway leading to entrance:
  • no car park

  • 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