Goole Museum

Goole Museum
Carlisle Street
South Yorkshire
DN14 5AA



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Community Museum celebrating the history and culture of the port and town of Goole and its surrounding area. Permanent exhibition plus temporary exhibition gallery

Venue Type:


Opening hours

Tues Wed Thurs Fri 1000-1700
Mon 1400-1700
Sat 0900-1300
Closed Sun

Closed: Free admission

Admission charges

Free of charge.

social/domestic/maritime history
ship models
marine paintings

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Fine Art, Maritime, Personalities, Science and Technology, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Reuben Chappell oil & watercolour ship portraits
  • builder's model of Sir Malcolm Campbell's yacht Bluebird
  • Edwardian diving gear used by Aire & Calder Navigation Co.
  • Garside collection of local history material/photographs
Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Postcard of zeppelin raid over town

Goole & the Great War

  • 29 August — 25 November 2014 *on now

A volunteer generated exhibition looking at the role of Goole as a port during WWI. Areas covered will include merchant shipping, including the Royal Navy Reserves; local seamen and their families interned by the Germans at Ruhleben camp; and the effects on life in Goole generally, including a zeppelin attack that resulted in many deaths. Drawing on our own collections and with loans from local people and other museums.

Suitable for

  • Any age