Craven Museum and Gallery

Craven Museum and Gallery
Town Hall
High Street
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1AH
England

Website

Our website:

www.cravenmuseum.org

E-mail

museum@cravendc.gov.uk

Telephone

01756 706407

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Craven Museum & Gallery in Skipton Town Hall
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Craven Museum & Gallery, located in the town hall, is a hidden gem in the market town of Skipton. This unique visitor attraction tells the story of Craven through the ages.

Discover something different every time with changing exhibitions, workshops and family events.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

April to September:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10.00am - 4.00pm

October to March:
Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 12.00pm to 4.00pm
Saturday 10.00am to 4.00pm

Closed: Tuesdays and Sundays

Admission charges

Free Admission

Additional info

Access to the first floor gallery is by a stair lift.

Craven Museum & Gallery has many collections, ranging from those that are regionally important, like the archaeology from Elbolton Cave, to local material from the towns and villages in Craven. The museum also cares for the nationally important Roebuck art collection, which was bequeathed to the museum in 1988. Other collections include costume, art, the natural world and a broad range of social history material dating from the 18th century (1700s) to the present day.

Collection details

Toys and Hobbies, Social History, Personalities, Industry, Fine Art, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Coins and Medals, Archives, Archaeology, Agriculture

Key artists and exhibits

  • Robert 'Mouseman' Thompson furniture
  • The Roebuck Collection (a small changing display)
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.

Skipton's Big Night Out

  • 16 May 2014 6-9pm

Come and find out what's happening after closing time in Skipton. Explore the world of plant dyes, make your own colourful banner, admire the costumes in Craven Museum & Gallery, walk around Skipton Castle in the beautiful Woods, join Smartgallery for a closing party and visit special events in local shops.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Where

Skipton High Street
High Street
Skipton
North Yorkshire
BD23 1AH
England

Getting there

A five minute walk from Skipton bus station and a 20 minute walk from the railway station.

Website

http://www.cravenmuseum.org

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