Discover more about the science behind the sulphur at the Royal Pump Room Museum, with more tours down to the wells every day throughout the winter months.

Dementia Friendly Museum sessions
Monday 27 November in Ripon
Monday 11 December in Harrogate
10.30am - 12.30pm
£5, carers free. Booking advised on 01765 690799

Working in partnership with our friends at Ripon Museums, we offer activities for people living with dementia, their families and carers. Our hands-on sessions are a chance to have a go at something new in a relaxed and supportive group setting.

Harrogate Children's Book Group
Sunday 3 December
2:30pm - 3:30pm

Join us for storytelling and crafts in the Royal Pump Room Museum on the first Sunday of each month.

Object Handling Sessions: Please Touch!
Pop on a pair of white gloves and join our Assistant Curator Nicola Baxter for a closer look at fragile items from our museum collections of jewellery, accessories and social history.
Tuesday 12 December
2pm - 3pm

Delve into Christmas Past with seasonal collections of Victorian Christmas cards and festive decorations from the 1960s.

Celebrate the Holiday Season
Wednesday 27 December to Friday 6 January
Free with museum admission

Drop in and discover our art materials to make thank you cards, calendars and decorate your New Year’s resolutions!

The Strongest Sulphur Well in Europe!

Monday to Saturday at 11am, 2pm and 3pm
Sunday 3pm

Take a guided tour to the basement of the museum to see and smell the original wells and learn about their role in the development of Harrogate as a thriving spa town.

Store on Show

Monday to Friday during term time at 1pm

Talk to us about some special things from our museum store and decide what you'd put on display.

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