Beverley is a town that’s been shaped by water. Its
sinuous streets follow many of the streams that once
ran through it, giving the town its elongated shape.
The most significant of these was the Walker Beck
which had an impact on the development of the
town’s various industries.
This exhibition traces the historic courses of the
main streams which ran through Beverley, and the
role they have played in Beverley’s story over the
We also look at other aspects of the town’s
relationship with water such as land drainage,
flooding, drinking water and sewers!
Book Tickets Online
- Disabled access - Partial Disabled Access - no access to the upstairs rooms. (A virtual tour is available.)
- Children welcome
- Parking with charge - car parks around the town are available, with a charge
- Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
- Guided tours for individuals
- Public toilets
- Smoking not allowed