The Old Workhouse
King Street
Pateley Bridge


Open 1.30-4.30p.m.
Tuesday - Sunday
and Bank Holiday Mondays


01423 711225


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

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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

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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

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Re-Opening 1.30p.m. Saturday 29th August

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

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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

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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

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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 –

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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

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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

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