Georgian Theatre Royal Museum

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The Georgian Theatre Royal, Britain's oldest working theatre in its original form, is both a thriving community playhouse and a living theatre museum. The Theatre welcomes visitors of all ages to its hourly guided tours and museum. The museum is a fully accredited museum (MLA) and a Quality Assured Visitor Attraction.

Enjoy a 35-40 minute tour led by one of the Theatre's dedicated team of volunteer guides. You can:

Journey back stage and beneath the stage to view trapdoors, footlights, stage machinery and dressing rooms
View Britain's oldest painted scenery The Woodland Scenery
View a play bill from 1791 and a collection of 19th century playbills
Operate replicas of 18th century scenery
Try on Georgian and other theatrical costumes
Watch a DVD film to round off your visit
Special needs can be accommodated. Please ask, or email.

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Opening hours

Please contact the museum to arrange a tour.

Admission charges

Vary, please contact the museum for more details.

Collection details

Archives, Social History

Georgian Theatre Royal Museum
Victoria Road
North Yorkshire
DL10 4DW




01748 823 710


01748 823 710

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