An image of a lifeboat in Whitby Harbour

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Once a RNLI lifeboat station, this Victorian double boathouse celebrates Whitby's award-winning lifeboat history with a treasure trove of paintings, medals, photographs and mementos from famous wrecks and rescues. 

The RNLI Lifeboat Museum is free to visit, for group visits and school trips please book ahead of your visit. 

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RNLI Whitby Lifeboat Museum

Pier Road, Whitby, North Yorkshire, YO21 3PU
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Tel01947 602001

Opening Times

RNLI Whitby Lifeboat Museum (1 Jan 2022 - 31 Dec 2022)
DayTimes
Wednesday10:00 - 16:00
ThursdayClosed
Friday - Sunday10:00 - 16:00

* Free Entry

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