Hornsea Museum

Type:Museum

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MUSEUM DUE TO RE-OPEN ON 21st JUNE 2021
Folk museum (village life), housed in 18thC farmhouse and associated buildings. Historic farmhouse - home to the Burn family for nearly 300 years. Local history displays, farmhouse kitchen, dairy, laundry, parlour, craft workshops and Victorian street scene. 

Period rooms of the 1880s, village crafts, local history, the farming year, all attractively presented.

Occasional craft demonstrations.

Plus Hornsea Pottery display.

Sandford award for heritage education 1987
Entrance through museum shop. Sorry no dogs except assistance dogs. 18th century farmhouse with barn and outbuildings. Victorian school room. Doctor's surgery. Childhood and toys display. Exhibition room. Hornsea Pottery with over 2000 items on display. The Whitedale building with a working model railway layout including Hornsea station and scale model fishing boats. Garden. No smoking on site.

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Guide Prices

Adult: £3.50
Concessions: £2.50
Family ticket: £10
(2 adults and up to 2 children)

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for visually impaired

Catering

  • Picnic site

Children

  • Children welcome

Groups

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

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

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      By Road:Museum located in centre of Hornsea near parish church. Council car park to rear of museum (100m) 1 hour parking on road opposite museum.Public Transport:Hornsea Museum is served by EYMS buses, the following services go towards Hornsea Museum: 129, 130, 220, 230, 240, 246 and 550.Accessible by Public Transport: Beverley station is 12 miles away.

      11 Newbegin, Hornsea, HU18 1AB
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      Awards

      • Visit EnglandVistEngland VAQAS Gold VistEngland VAQAS Gold 2018

      Opening Times

      * RE-OPENING ON 21st JUNE 2021

      Monday to Saturday: 10am – 4pm
      Sunday: 1pm – 4pm

      Last entry is one hour before closing.

      Special arrangements may be made for Group and School visits at other times.

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