Whitby Museums

Captain Cook Memorial Museum, Whitby

Captain Cook Memorial Museum

Whitby

Where James Cook lodged during his apprenticeship. Where it all began!

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Whitby Museum & Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby

Whitby Museum & Pannett Art Gallery

Whitby

Run by the Whitby Literary & Philosophical Society, the museum, library and achives houses many major collections including archaeology, social history, ceramics, Captain James Cook, fossils, paintings, photographs, militaria and toys & dolls.

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Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum, Whitby

Cleveland Ironstone Mining Museum

Whitby

Experience the underground world of a real Ironstone Mine and explore the customs, life and skills of the Cleveland Miners at Skinningrove, near Saltburn-by-the-Sea, a short distance from historic Whitby, North Yorkshire.

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Eden Camp, Malton

Eden Camp

Malton

Taking a trip from Whitby, North Yorkshire across the Moors will lead you to the multi-award winning Eden Camp Museum at Malton, a museum housed in the grounds and buildings of an original WWII Prisoner of War Camp.

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Whitby is a hive of maritime and literary history. Check out these Whitby museums and discover more about Whitby’s fascinating heritage.