Royal Pump Room Museum, Harrogate
'Harrogate is the queerest place with the strangest people in it, leading the oddest lives.' Charles Dickens
Open Monday - Saturday 10.30am - 5pm, Sunday 2pm - 5pm.
Admission £3.85 adults, £2.25 children, £2.75 concessions.
Find out about England's premier spa town
|See for yourself the spa treatments|
Visit the strongest sulphur well in Europe, where over 15,000 people came in one summer!
Discover Harrogate's connection to Russian Royalty.
Peat baths, nasal douches and electric and heat therapies were all available.
|Take a trip down memory lane
||Harrogate for Health and Happiness: |
A Spa Town in the 20th Century
Stroll past the museum's displays of old-fashioned shops, a hotel and Harrogate's famous park, the Stray, to explore life in bygone Harrogate.
This exhibition explores Harrogate’s twentieth century history through historical objects, fashion, film and photographs.
Find out about the spa treatments, the visitors, Harrogate during the world wars and how the town became a conference venue as the spa visitors declined.
the development of Harrogate and the lives of the people, who lived, worked and visited here.
Discover our involvement with the recent BBC project
, using museum objects to tell A History of the World.
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Find out about the museum's first artist in residence
Discover Mr Monkey's visit to the museum.
Interested in hiring the museum for an evening event or group visit? Find out more