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List of museums in the East Riding of Yorkshire

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List of museums in the East Riding of Yorkshire

This list of museums in the businesses) that collect and care for objects of cultural, artistic, scientific, or historical interest and make their collections or related exhibits available for public viewing. Also included are non-profit art galleries and university art galleries. Museums that exist only in cyberspace (i.e., virtual museums) are not included.


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Name Image Town/City Region Type Summary
Arctic Corsair Hull East Riding Maritime Deep sea trawler museum ship
Bayle Museum Bridlington East Riding Local website, local history, located in the former gatehouse to the Bridlington Priory
Beverley Guildhall Beverley East Riding History website, historic guildhall with medieval to 18th century rooms, furnishings, display of ceremonial silver and pewter, local history exhibits
Bondville Model Village Sewerby East Riding History information, over 200 miniature buildings on a 1 acre site
Breighton Aerodrome Breighton East Riding Aviation website, classic aircraft collection of the Real Aeroplane Company and the Real Aeroplane Club, open for members, located at RAF Breighton
Bridlington Harbour Heritage Museum Bridlington East Riding Maritime website, information, 1912 traditional sailing coble, local maritime artifacts
Burton Agnes Hall Burton Agnes East Riding Historic house Elizabethan manor house with French impressionist paintings, contemporary furniture, tapestries and other modern artwork, gardens, also Norman Manor House operated by English Heritage
Burton Constable Hall Skirlaugh East Riding Historic house Elizabethan country house with 18th- and 19th-century interiors, fine furniture, paintings and sculpture, and an 18th-century ‘cabinet of curiosities' which contains fossils, natural history specimens and scientific instruments
Dinostar Hull East Riding Natural history website, dinosaur recreations, fossils
Ferens Art Gallery Hull East Riding Art Municipal art gallery
Flamborough Head Lighthouse Flamborough East Riding Maritime Lighthouse museum
Fort Paull Paull East Riding Military Mid 19th century gun battery
Goole Museum & Art Gallery Goole East Riding Multiple information, local history, art
Hands on History Museum Hull East Riding Local information, website, local history, Egyptian gallery, located in the former Hull Grammar School
Hedon Museum Hedon East Riding Local website, local history, household items
Holderness museums Holderness East Riding Local local oral history
Hornsea Museum Hornsea East Riding Multiple Period rooms of a farmhouse, Hornsea Pottery, photographs, tools, household and agricultural devices, Victorian street scene of shops, schoolrooms, local industry and history
Hull and East Riding Museum Hull East Riding Archaeology website, artifacts and recreations of Iron Age, Roman and Viking life
Hull Maritime Museum Hull East Riding Maritime Arctic whaling, maritime trade, fishing industry
Marshall's Humber Car Museum Hull East Riding Automobile website, collection of Humber cars
RAF Holmpton Holmpton East Riding Military Cold War-era underground nuclear bunker and radar operations centre
Sewerby Hall Sewerby East Riding Multiple Early 18th-century house with period rooms, local history and art exhibits, gardens
Skidby Windmill Skidby East Riding Multiple 19th century windmill, houses the Museum of East Riding Rural Life with displays of agriculture, trades and rural household artifacts
Sledmere House Sledmere East Riding Historic house Georgian country house with Chippendale, Sheraton and French furnishings, fine pictures, military museum about World War I wagon reserves, gardens, set within a park designed by Capability Brown
Southburn Archaeological Museum Southburn East Riding Archaeology website, Roman British artifacts
Spurn Lightship Hull East Riding Maritime Lightvessel museum ship
Stewart’s Burnby Hall Gardens and Museum Pocklington East Riding Multiple Includes the United Kingdom's national collection of hardy water lilies, collection of hunting trophies and travel memorabilia
Streetlife Museum of Transport Hull East Riding Transport Antique cars, horse-drawn carriages and objects relating to local public transport
Treasure House (Beverley) Beverley East Riding Multiple website, includes the Beverley Art Gallery, local history displays, library and archive
Wilberforce House Hull East Riding Historic house Home and life of abolitionist William Wilberforce
Withernsea Lighthouse Museum Withernsea East Riding Local Former lighthouse with local history exhibits
Yorkshire Waterways Museum Goole East Riding Maritime website, includes restored museum ships of Tom Puddings, local shipbuilding industry, port and canal history

Defunct museums

See also


  1. ^ "Beside the Seaside, The Bridlington Experience". About Bridlington. Retrieved 22 September 2013. 
  2. ^ Closed, may reopen in 2011
  • Real Yorkshire: Museums in Hull and the East Riding of Yorkshire
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