East Riding Museums

Photograph of the front of the Treasure House
Address:
Champney Road, Beverley, East Riding of Yorkshire, HU17 8HE

Opening Times:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9.30am – 5.00pm

Tuesday, Thursday 9.30am – 8.00pm

Saturday 9.00am – 4.00pm

Closed Sundays and bank holidays

Museum and Art Gallery is open on selected bank holidays. Please contact the Museums Service for details.



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Description:

The Treasure House celebrates the East Riding of Yorkshire’s heritage and culture. The multi-facility centre is home to the East Riding Museums Service, Beverley Art Gallery, the Archives and Local Studies Service and Beverley Library.

 

Visitors to the Treasure House can take in the Museum and Art Gallery exhibitions, enjoy panoramic views across Beverley in the observation tower or relax in the Champney Coffee Lounge. Researchers can access archive and local studies sources, and also the museum collections, to carry out family or local history research relating to the East Riding.



Contact Details:
Museums Service Tel: 01482 392780
Email: museum.th@eastriding.gov.uk


Learning Programmes:

There is a cross-curricula programme of schools services and workshops. There are adult, family and children’s workshops as well as drop-in activities. Tours and talks for special interest groups are also available by arrangement.

 

For more information about schools services visit http://www.eriding.net/educ_visits/places.shtml



Specialisms:

Local history, family history, social history, archives, archaeology, and industry.



East Riding of Yorkshire Council

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