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Temporary Exhibitions at the Royal Pump Room Museum

 Open Monday-Saturday 10.30am-5.00pm; Sunday 2pm-5.00pm (4pm Jan-March). Admission prices apply: Adult £4; Concession/NUS £2.90; Child £2.35; Family £11.50.

Scroll down for full details of temporary exhibitions at the Royal Pump Room Museum or download the Royal Pump Room Museum 2015 Exhibitions Leaflet


Harrogate Stories

25 April 2015 to 11 April 2016

The people of Harrogate tell their own stories. Find out about the history of Harrogate from the people who have lived, worked and visited here. This community exhibition explores Harrogate and its people from 1945 to the present day, using objects, fascinating personal recollections and photographs.
Reminisce about shared memories and discover new insights into the town.
Image courtesy of North Yorkshire County Record Office

Inside the Victorian Jewellery Box

17 January to 6 September 2015

A display of the wide range of Victorian jewellery from the museum’s collection. From the opulent pieces worn by a wealthy lady to the more affordable pieces that opened up fashion to those with less money. The display also explores the Victorian attachment to sentimental and mourning jewellery.



WONDERFUL WOMEN: Costumes for Royalty, Writers and Rebels

17 October to 31 December 

A showcase for costumes from blockbuster films that have told the stories of some of the great women of the last 450 years. The elaborate gown worn by Keira Knightley in The Duchess, Nicole Kidman’s costume when she depicted Virginia Woolf, one of Helena Bonham-Carter’s dresses from The King’s Speech, and an outfit worn by Renée Zellweger as Beatrix Potter in Miss Potter. You can see all these and find out more about these fascinating women.

Image courtesy of Cosprop


Related Events

Our temporary exhibitions programme is complemented by a series of talks and events. To find out more and book visit the Royal Pump Room Museum Events Page, email us on museums@harrogate.gov.uk or call us on 01423 556188

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