Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life

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About

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 printers workshop, grocers shop, gentleman’s outfitters, pub and chemists 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.

Guide Prices

Adult £7.00
Children 6-16 £4.00
Children 5 and under free
Concessions £6.00
Family (2 adults & up to 3 children) £18.00

All tickets give one year's unlimited admission.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop

Target Markets

  • Coach parties accepted

Map & Directions

Road Directions

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.

Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life

Type:Museum

Bridge Street, Pickering, North Yorkshire, YO18 8DU
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Tel01751 473653

Awards

  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Yorkshire AwardsWelcome To Yorkshire Member Welcome To Yorkshire Member 2020
  • Yorkshire AwardsDiscover Yorkshire Coast - Silver Discover Yorkshire Coast - Silver 2020

Opening Times

* **To avoid disappointment, for current opening times, prices and any new admission policies, please visit the business website which may contain new information.**

Open every day until 1 November 2020.
10 am - 5 pm.
Last admission 1 hour before closing.

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