Friends of Harrogate District Museums

The Friends of Harrogate District Museums exist to support and promote the museums in Harrogate district.

  • fundraising through grants
  • organising social and cultural activities
  • funding conservation work, acquisitions, exhibitions and events

Recent achievements include:

  • grant funding awarded for Adult Learners Week Egyptian dance taster sessions
  • conservation report for social history object
  • conservation of Archaeology objects
  • support for exhibition of the Vale of York Viking Hoard

The museums we support:

  • Royal Pump Room Museum
  • Knaresborough Castle and Courthouse Museum
  • Mercer Art Gallery
  • St Robert’s Cave
  • The Yorkshire Law and Order Museums, Ripon

Friends enjoy free admission to the museums they support, invitations to exhibition previews, access to the annual programme of lectures and excursions.

For further information on how to join please contact:
The Friends of Harrogate District Museums
c/o Mercer Art Gallery
Swan Road
Harrogate HG1 2SA

Online enquiries form