Why visit us?

We have an amazing collection of objects and artwork, not only from Harrogate but from all over the world

With us you can:

  • discover ancient Egypt, the Bronze Age, a medieval castle, the Victorians, 20th century Britain and so much more through handling sessions with objects from our collection
  • explore art through music, creative writing and gallery or Knaresborough Castle visits
  • solve the 100-year-old crime in our Forensics workshop
  • role-play visits to Harrogate's spa or crime cases in the Tudor courtroom at Knaresborough

We offer:

  • education rooms
  • experienced staff
  • lunch spaces
  • workshops tailored to your curriculum topics and needs - just ask!
  • loan boxes for art and history topics
  • trails and activity sheets to use at our venues
  • online resources

For further details to help in planning your visit please download our schools programme and contact us using our online contact form or on 01423 556188.

Contact form