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East Riding museums

What museums and galleries does the council run?

The East Riding Museums Service runs five museums and galleries around the East Riding. These are:


To find out more about these sites as well as information on the collections, using the museums as a learning resource, how to get involved with the museums (and much more) go to the East Riding museums website:

East Riding Museums and Galleries (external website) 

You can also use the museum finderto locate these museums.

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Are there any other museums and galleries in the East Riding?

There are a number of other museums and galleries in the East Riding, many of which have links with the East Riding Museums Service. To find out more about the museums with which we have links visit the independent museums page.

Alternatively, to find the locations of these museums use the  museum finder.

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How can I find out about the Treasure House and Art Gallery?

General information about the Treasure House, including information on the archives and library services, is available by going to the Treasure House page. For more information on the museum at the Treasure House and the Beverley Art Gallery visit the Treasure House and Beverley Art Gallery page of the East Riding museums website.

This website will give you plenty of information including how to get here, opening hours and other visitor details; the forthcoming exhibition and events programmes; information on how the Treasure House can be used to support learning; the history of the Beverley Art Gallery; and details of the major collections you can see here.

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How can I find out about the Beverley Guildhall?

For information on the Beverley Guildhall visit the Beverley Guildhall page of the East Riding museums website.

This website will give you plenty of information about the Beverley Guildhall, including how to get here, opening hours and other visitor details; the forthcoming exhibition and events programmes; the history of the Guildhall; information on how the Beverley Guildhall can be used to support learning; details of the Guildhall collections and how to get involved at the Guildhall.

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How can I find out about Goole Museum?

For information on Goole Museum visit the Goole Museum page of the East Riding museums website.

This website will give you plenty of information including how to get here, opening hours and other visitor details; the forthcoming exhibition and events programmes; information on how Goole Museum can be used to support learning; details of the Goole Museum collections and how to get involved at Goole Museum.

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How can I find out about the museum at Sewerby Hall?

For general information about Sewerby Hall and Gardens, including how to get here, what there is to do here, the facilities available and the main events programme, visit the main Sewerby Hall website.

Sewerby Hall and Gardens (external East Riding website)

For more detailed information about the museum at Sewerby Hall, including the exhibition programme, the museum collections, how Sewerby can support learning, and the major restoration programme at the Hall, visit the museum at Sewerby Hall page of the East Riding museums website.

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How can I find out about Skidby Windmill?

For information on Skidby Windmill visit the Skidby Mill page of the East Riding museums website.

This website will give you plenty of information, including how to get here; opening hours and admission prices; how the mill supports learning; the mill collections; the history of the mill; room booking and how to get involved at the mill.

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Can I access the museum collections online?

All of the museum collections from the East Riding museums can be accessed by going to the East Riding Treasures Online website.

East Riding Treasures Online (external East Riding website) 

You can also find out more about our museum standards, how to get an object identified or how to donate an object, and how to get access to objects in the collections by visiting the collections page of the East Riding museums website.

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Do the East Riding museums provide learning support?

Learning support is available at all the East Riding museums in a variety of formats. For much more information on using the East Riding museums to support learning visit the learning page of the East Riding museums website.

Alternatively, visit the individual site pages on the Museum and Galleries website to find out how each site supports learning.  

The East Riding museums website also has a growing collection of learning resources including worksheets, information sheets and an archive of past exhibitions.

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Can I get involved with the East Riding museums?

There are volunteer teams at several of the museum sites, including Beverley Guildhall, Goole Museum and Skidby Mill. In addition there is also a Friends group at Beverley Art Gallery.

For more information on how you can join one of these groups and the sort of projects they run visit the getting involved page of the East Riding museums website.

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