OUR ADDRESS

The Old Workhouse
King Street
Pateley Bridge
HG3 5LE

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OPENING HOURS

From 1st June

Open daily 1.30 – 4.30pm except Mondays

CALL US

01423 711225

OUR ADDRESS

The Old Workhouse, King St, Pateley Bridge HG3 5LE

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OPENING HOURS

From 1st June

Open daily 1.30 – 4.30pm except Mondays

CALL US

01423 711225

News

Charter Trail Opens

Charter Trail Opens

Simon Theakston, the Deputy Lieutenant of North Yorkshire was recently guest of honour at the Museum, to open The Charter Trail, in the company of Sue Welch, Chairman of the Museum Society, the Deputy Mayor of Harrogate Borough Council, the Mayor of Pateley Bridge...

Pilgrim Trust Conservation Care Audit

Pilgrim Trust Conservation Care Audit

A few weeks ago, the Museum was visited by a conservator who carried out an audit of the Museum's collections. We were pleased to hear that much of what we are doing is good, and will be building a Conservation Care Plan so that other highlighted issues can be dealt...

Summer Opening

Summer Opening

Spring is in the air, and the Museum has been spruced up ready for our summer visitors.  From 1st April, we will be opening every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 1.30pm to 4.30pm so that we are here for as many visitors as possible.  We now have...

Call for Volunteers

Call for Volunteers

Come and join us! We are looking for more volunteer stewards so that we can open as normal over the summer. It is a rewarding and interesting way to spend an afternoon or two a month and you will learn a great deal about our local history. No prior knowledge is needed...

New staff appointed

New staff appointed

For the first time in its history, Nidderdale Museum will have 2 paid part-time members of staff from 1st July.  An experienced Project Officer will be joined by a Trainee Placement and together they will be leading the exciting project, funded by the National Lottery...

Good News – Grant awarded

Good News – Grant awarded

The Museum is delighted to announce that it has been awarded a grant of £54,800 from the National Lottery Heritage Fund.  The project will start in June 2021 and will focus on strengthening the organisation, ensuring it can continue to preserve and display the...

Re-Opening Expected 21st May

Re-Opening Expected 21st May

We are hoping to open for Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays from 21st May  1.30-4.30pm, with additional openings as more of our stewards return.  We look forward to welcoming you back just as soon as we can. Watch this space! Or check our website www.nidderdalemuseum.com,...

Your Favourite Things

Your Favourite Things

The Museum has more than 32,000 artefacts, documents and photos within its collections. For those of you who have visited us, we are sure that you will have one or two favourite items that have a real meaning for you.  Maybe this will be based on having seen the item...

Support for Re-opening

We are delighted to report that Stowe Family Law, in Harrogate have made a donation to Nidderdale Museum to assist with its re-opening costs. Making the Museum COVID secure, with hand sanitising stations, extra cleaning routines, establishment of a one-way system, as...

Good To Go

It has now been confirmed by VisitBritain that Nidderdale Museum has acquired the status of Good To Go.    This means that the Museum has followed government and industry COVID-19 guidelines, has a Risk Assessment in place and a process to maintain cleanliness and aid...

National Heritage Open Day  12 September

National Heritage Open Day 12 September

The Museum opened to visitors on 29th August at weekends, and there has been a good response. On Saturday 12th September, visitors will be welcomed free of charge, as the Museum takes part in National Heritage Open Day. From then on, it is hoped that the Museum will...

Princess Mary’s Tins

Message from Martin Barry I am a PhD student from the University of Bristol researching ‘The Materiality, Memories and Material Culture of Princess Mary’s 1914 Christmas Gift to Soldiers and Sailors during the First World War’. These little embossed brass boxes were...

700th Anniversary of Pateley Bridge

700th Anniversary of Pateley Bridge

Happy 700th Birthday Pateley Bridge! 18th April 2020 is a special day for Pateley Bridge – the home town of Nidderdale Museum. It was the 700th Anniversary of the granting of its Market and Fair Charter.  It was on 18th April in 1320 that King Edward II granted a...

Winter Opening

With the winter comes a decrease in visitor numbers and it is time for background work in the Museum. From 1st November the Museum will be open on Saturdays and Sundays only from 1.30 - 4.30p.m.

Future Projects

Future Projects The Museum is looking ahead to 2020 which is the 700th Anniversary of the granting of the Markets and Fairs Charter to Pateley Bridge. We hope to create a special exhibition displaying how Pateley Bridge has changed through the ages. In 2021 we expect...

Mapping Museums Project

Mapping Museums Project

Nidderdale Museum has been recognised by a national project highlighting the best heritage centres in the UK. Mapping Museums is a four-year project that will produce the first authoritative database of museums that have opened since 1960, shedding light on...

The Local Lotto

The Local Lotto

Harrogate has launched a Local Lotto, in which you can buy tickets for £1 a week, and choose which local cause receives 50p of that £1. Nidderdale Museum is one of these good causes, so why not sign up now? Click here to access the sign up page.

St Cuthbert’s School Mosaic

St Cuthbert’s School Mosaic

Various members of the Museum Society helped conduct a Heritage Walk with a group of children from the school. They learnt about the Pillars Past sculpture, the railway, the recreation ground, the War Memorial, the Oldest Sweetshop and then created their own drawings...

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