Dive in and discover the sights, smells and tastes of The Royal Pump Room Museum

Would you go to a bar or café that only sold water? What if it reeked of sulphur? Welcome to Harrogate's famous Pump Room. First built in 1842, it wasn't unusual for 1500 glasses of water to be served each morning. The museum now tells the fashionable story of Harrogate and the daily spa routine, a place for health and happiness.


Bring out the bunting! The museum marks its 65th birthday this year. With a nod to the 1950s and our plans to create a museum fit for the future, the Pump Room shows no signs of slowing down. We'll be out and about with our pop up museum for the first time this year too, so look out for us at local events throughout 2018.

Join in and tell us what a museum for a 21st century Harrogate might look like.

Please contact us by completing the online enquiries form below
Enquiries form
Alternatively you can email at museums@harrogate.gov.uk or telephone on 01423 556188.