An image of Dexter of the dinosaur at The Yorkshire Fossil Festival

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Friday 16th -  Sunday 18th September 2022 (Friday 16th: Schools Day)

Ready to stomp like a stegosaurus at the seaside this September? Come and meet Baxter the T-Rex and friends for a host of fossil-themed fun at this year’s Yorkshire Fossil Festival.

Enjoy live performances from The Rock Showman, dinosaur footprint and fossil walks with Hidden Horizons, and a film festival at the Stephen Joseph Theatre, plus an exciting programme of talks and exhibitors with some fossil festival friends.

Find out more and sign up for updates at: www.yorkshirefossilfestival.co.uk 

The Yorkshire Fossil Festival is hosted by Scarborough Museums and Galleries, and supported by funding from Yorkshire Coast BID.

 

 

Book Tickets

Book Tickets Online

Facilities

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome
  • Pushchairs available

Facilities

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Facilities

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets

Facilities

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Facilities for visually impaired

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome
  • Pushchairs available

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 refund and cancellation policy in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • Interactive displays closed
  • Online booking only
  • Open now
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Time limited visits

Groups

  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Passenger lift
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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Map & Directions

Road Directions

Enter YO11 2PS into your Sat Nav.

Use http://www.theaa.com/route-planner/index.jsp and enter YO11 2PS

There is no car parking on site as the Museum is adjacent to a main road, however there is limited on street pay and display car parking on Vernon Road for approximately 8 vehicles and ample on street pay and display parking on Valley Road approximately 30m from the main entrance, with an underground car park below Spa Bridge 0.1 miles away, which can be accessed via nearby steps to arrive at the Museum by foot.

Blue Badge and disabled parking is subject to the local council policy and to access the up-to -date car parking information use www.scarborough.gov.uk

The two on street car parking areas have ample lighting. The surface is hard concrete and tarmac with the statutory dimpled sloped areas for wheelchair access from the pavement on to the road and then from the road on to the main path entrance to the Museum which is approximately 354cms/146” wide at its narrowest point. There are no steps to access to the main entrance via this route.

The main entrance door is open and the second door at the entrance tunnel is automatic and is120cms/47ins wide.

 

Public Transport Directions

The nearest railway station is Scarborough, which is 0.6 miles away (10 minutes’ walk). Taxis are available at the railway station.

The nearest bus stop is 10m/10 yards from our main entrance. There are pictures of the venue available on the website for visitors who may benefit from some reassurance on what to expect when arriving at the Museum (https://www.scarboroughmuseumstrust.com/wp-content/uploads/Access-Statement-for-the-Rotunda-Museum-final-pdf.pdf

The Yorkshire Fossil Festival

Type:Festival

Scarborough Spa, South Bay, Scarborough, North Yorkshire, YO11 2HD
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Tel01723 353665

Opening Times

Rotunda Museum (16 Sept 2022 - 18 Sept 2022)
DayTimes

* Friday 16th - Sunday 18th September 2022 (Friday 16th: Schools Day)

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