Whitby Museum

Overview

A charming museum with an Edwardian / Vicroian atmosphere. Packed full of fascinating exhibits relating to Whitby's very varied history. Important collections of fossils, marine reptile skeletons, Whitby jet jewellery; Captain Cook material; relics of the whaling industry and renowned arctic explorers the Scoresbys; Ship models and the home of the infamous 'Hand of Glory'; archaeology, toys and dolls and artefacts from Whitby Abbey. Library and archives by appointment.

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