Royal Pump Room Museum

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

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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.

Venue Type:

Museum

Opening hours

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

Closed 25th-26th March, 15th-16th July and 24th-26th December 2014. 1st-16th January 2015.

Admission charges

Adults £3.85, Children £2.25, Concessions £2.75, Family Ticket £10.50 (2 adults and up to 3 children)

Collection details

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

Exhibition details are listed below, you may need to scroll down to see them all.
Image of Donald Bell in his military uniform

A Town at War: Harrogate During the First World War

  • 26 July — 31 December 2014

Discover extraordinary stories of ordinary people, both on the home front and in the armed services, through objects from the museum collection and generous loans from local families. Find out more about Donald Bell, the Harrogate man whose war service saw him awarded the Victoria Cross, and other local people, as well as the spa town and the role it served as a place for convalescence, in this fascinating exhibition.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

Adults: £3.95, Concessions: £2.85, Children: £2.30, family ticket (2+3): £11

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.
Ian McMillan and Tony Husband

The Tale of Walter the Pencil Man - An Evening of Cartoon and Poetry with Ian McMillan and Tony Husband

  • 7 November 2014 From 7pm

Enjoy an entertaining evening based on Ian McMillan and Tony Husband's latest six-line rhyming stanzas book about a young Yorkshire lad from a pit village caught up in the horrors of the First World War.

Suitable for

  • Any age

Admission

£12.50 adults, £10 concessions, children. Booking in advance highly recommended on museums@harrogate.gov.uk or 01423 556188.

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.
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