Situated close to the town centre, in the lovely surrounds of Pannett Park with its beautiful walks, Whitby Museum is one of the best kept secrets in the town. The museum is home to an astonishing variety of artifacts, which help visitors of all ages to have fun and discover the history of one of the most remarkable towns in England.
From dinosaurs to Dracula and ships to smugglers, there is so much to see. Don't just wait for a wet day, put this treasure house on your list of things to do. You can read more about the museum by clicking on this lovely model ship, one of their large collection:
The "Prince Rupert"
There is a tea shop in the museum with home made cakes a speciality and you can take a break to stroll around the grounds whilst the children enjoy the superb brand new adventure playground, built as part of a 1.4 million pound restoration of Pannet Park. Click on the photo to see more: