Hornsea Museum

View of museum frontage from Newbegin
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18th century Farmhouse occupied by the Burn family for nearly 300 years. Come and see how the family lived, worked and played during the later Victorian era. Farmhouse kitchen, parlour, bedroom, dairy and wash-house. Exhibition rooms with militaria and childhood and toys. Outside there are craft workshops, a barn, a Victorian school room and a Victorian street scene. A definitive collection of 2000 items of Hornsea Pottery. The museum shop and a relaxing garden.

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Opening hours

Easter until the end of October
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.

Admission charges

Adult: £3.50
Senior citizen: £2.50
Child (under 16): £2.50
Family (2 adults and up to 2 children): £10


  • Museums Association

Includes domestic and local history collections & photographs centred on Hornsea and north Holderness. There are currently over 2000 pieces of Hornsea Pottery on display in the new buildings opened in 2008.

Collection details

Weapons and War, Trade and Commerce, Toys and Hobbies, Social History, Personalities, Industry, Design, Decorative and Applied Art, Archives, Agriculture

Key artists and exhibits

  • Rodmell
  • Harry Hudson Rodmell
  • Hornsea Pottery
  • Desmond Rawson
  • Colin Rawson
  • Phillip Clappison

Hornsea Museum
11-17 Newbegin
East Yorkshire
HU18 1AB






01964 533443

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