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Royal Pump Room Museum

Open Now: 10:30 - 16:00
Open today: 10:30 - 16:00
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Interesting museum

We took advantage of free entry for the Open Herritage Day. The museum presented a brief history of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Harrogate, United Kingdom
Seems bigger on the inside.

Very interesting history of Harrogate and the staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. Well worth... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Trev A
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Unit 5 Grosvenor Building Crown Place | Unit 5 Grosvenor Building, Harrogate HG1 2RY, England
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We took advantage of free entry for the Open Herritage Day. The museum presented a brief history of Harrogate focusing on the many wells in the town. The exhibits included equipment and details of the historical spa treatments plus a dress collection and some ancient...More

Thank GKTravellers
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting history of Harrogate and the staff are very knowledgeable and helpful. Well worth watching the videos as you walk around looking at the various displays and the talks that the staff give are well worth listening to.

Thank Trev A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was impressed wit the Faberge items from the visit of the Grand Duke in the 1880's. There is a good history of Harrogate itself, some "room settings" and shop windows, frocks from the 1950's and a mummy case! The old pump room architecture is...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a hotch potch museum with some fashion and social history as well as a small section of Egyptian artefacts. Some interesting bits from the spa. What makes it worthwhile is the short talk and visit to the two wells under the pump room....More

Thank swshants
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Interesting features of Harrogate and some equipment on show that demonstrtaed the spa. Good video at the end of the tour.

Thank Ian R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Having not visited for 20 years, went for a look round this little museum in Harrogate which is built on the site of some of the earliest Harrogate spa water wells. Reasonable admission at £4 adult and £3 concesdion.Lots of info on the history of...More

Thank Lanny6
Reviewed 21 August 2018

We were expecting more on the history of the pump room and its use in its heyday but we got a bitty collection of dusty trophies from Egypt and clothes from the 50s more than anything interesting about Harrogate or the pump room culture.

Thank lynnejames58
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Very well set out, not too big just about the amount of information to enable you to get the picture. Very interesting.

Thank Brian F
Reviewed 18 August 2018

I remember when you were given a small sip, but not anymore. Anyway the museum is interesting to look round. I would recommend you take the tour into the basement. The guide was very informative and you get to 'smell' the well water. Given the...More

Thank Samantha G
Reviewed 15 August 2018

Had extremely informative talk by our guide, got to see the wells up close and to learn how the Victorians improved their health.

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30 January 2018|
Response from taylorfish | Reviewed this property |
According to the website, they are open Sunday 2pm to 5pm