RE-OPENING is almost here!
The Museum has been closed since 19th March in line with government restrictions.
Although Museums have been able to open since 4th July, this Museum has needed to take its time to get ready and find more volunteer stewards, but that has now been achieved.
All being well Nidderdale Museum will be re-opening over August Bank Holiday weekend (Saturday, Sunday and Monday 1.30-4.30pm)
After a good response to our plea for more volunteer stewards, a great deal of work in making the Museum COVID secure, and some financial help from Museum Development Yorkshire, we are aiming to open our doors at 1.30p.m. on Saturday 29th August. Hopefully the Museum will then continue to be open every Saturday and Sunday throughout the Autumn and Winter, though this will, of course, depend on latest government restrictions and a continuing base of stewards. Visitors will be required to wear face coverings, but there is a one-way system in place, and only one group of visitors will be in each of its 10 rooms at any one time, so contact with others will be minimal. All groups will be asked to sign in with their contact details, and a new tap and pay system has been installed, though cash will still be accepted. Almost all of the Museum is still accessible, as are the toilets. The Museum is operated entirely by volunteers who are passionate about Nidderdale’s heritage, so why not come along and see what is there. Cost per adult is £3 and accompanied children are free. We hope to see you very soon.