Royal Pump Room Museum

Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate
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Visit the Royal Pump Room Museum to discover the intriguing story of how Harrogate became a spa town. Discover stories of Russian royalty and disappearing crime writers, marvel at the amazing spa treatments and join a tour to see the strongest sulphur well in Europe.
Discover our fantastic Egyptian collections and the scientific testing going on to find out more.
See temporary displays of costume, jewellery and social history.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

Open daily Monday - Saturday 10.30am to 5pm, Sunday 2pm to 5pm. Closes 4pm November to March.

Admission charges

Adults £4, Children £2.35, Concessions £2.90, Family Ticket £11.50 (2 adults and up to 3 children)

Discounts

  • Museums Association
  • National Art Pass

Collection details

Archaeology, Archives, Coins and Medals, Costume and Textiles, Decorative and Applied Art, Land Transport, Natural Sciences, Social History

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.
image of historic counter in Royal Pump Room

Summer Scientists

  • 21 July — 2 September 2018 *on now

Discover the importance of science in uncovering the past! Why has Harrogate got such stinky water? Experiment to see how the rocks under our feet created our spa town. Dig up some historical objects and find out all about them. Find out about artefacts from different parts of the world in our trail.

Suitable for

  • Family friendly

Admission

£4.00 adults, £2.50 children, £3.00 concessions, £12 family ticket (up to two adults and three children). Open 10.30 until 17.00 except Sunday - 14.00 until 17.00

Website

http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/museums

historic image of the counter inside the Royal Pump Room

Heritage Open Days

  • 15 September 2018 10:30am-5pm
  • 16 September 2018 2-5pm

Heritage Open Days celebrate England’s fantastic architecture and culture by offering free access to properties that are usually closed to the public or normally charge for admission. Enjoy free entry to the Royal Pump Room Museum, and discover other interesting places to visit over the weekend: https://www.heritageopendays.org.uk/

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Free entry as part of Heritage Open Days.

Resources listed here may include websites, bookable tours and workshops, books, loan boxes and more. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all.

A Step by Step guide to Egyptian Mummification

http://www.mylearning.org/overview.asp?journeyid=342

A brief guide to why and how ancient Egyptians preserved their bodies for eternity, with a simple quiz to test what students have learnt.

Publisher

  • This resource was produced as part of the MLA-funded My Learning project.

Royal Pump Room Museum
Crown Place
Harrogate
North Yorkshire
HG1 2RY
England

Website

www.harrogate.gov.uk/museums

E-mail

museums@harrogate.gov.uk

Telephone

01423 556188

Fax

01423 556130

All information is drawn from or provided by the venues themselves and every effort is made to ensure it is correct. Please remember to double check opening hours with the venue concerned before making a special visit.
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