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Rotunda Museum

2 Park Lodge Vernon Road | Vernon Road, Scarborough YO11 2PT, England
+44 1723 384511
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Quirky building, excellent collection.

This delightful round building houses an amazing collection of artifacts of all kinds, with the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
smallspender
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Weston-super-Mare
An unexpected pleasure

We've been meaning to visit this museum for many moons and last week we did. It is small but a very... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Derek H
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Sheffield, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent33%
  • Very good44%
  • Average16%
  • Poor5%
  • Terrible2%
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“bronze age” (15 reviews)
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2 Park Lodge Vernon Road | Vernon Road, Scarborough YO11 2PT, England
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+44 1723 384511
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This delightful round building houses an amazing collection of artifacts of all kinds, with the main subject of geology and palaeontology. The upstairs gallery is kept exactly as it was when it was designed and built, and everything is in the original cases. There is...More

Thank smallspender
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We've been meaning to visit this museum for many moons and last week we did. It is small but a very interesting little natural history museum with a few dinosaur fossils and many other intriguing fossils. It has the best 4000 year old human male...More

Thank Derek H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

An interesting spot, just off the beach by the South end roundabout. Worth a visit, if only to see a really old skeleton. Lots of Jurassic and dinosaur stuff.

1  Thank Davancar
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Unfortunately this is a let down. The only interesting thing was the skeleton man. Some of the interactive headsets didn t work. Needs a lot more funding and donations of interest. Sweet enough but very forgettable unfortunately

Thank Wilkie87
Reviewed 12 June 2017

Spent a happy hour one wet morning in this little museum. If your are interested in geology or fossils there is much to see and the fascinating personal collections of Scarborough's Victorian residents.

Thank Mrsfixit61
Reviewed 8 May 2017

Recently refurbished, this museum is well worth a visit for adults and children alike. Very interesting and well presented geological history of Scarborough and the surrounding area with plenty of illustrated material and exhibits as you would expect in the home of Geology itself. Beautifully...More

Thank cameraready
Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Worth the walk into the Valley. Great views. Inside warm welcome and with your annual ticket great way to discover the early times of the area. Interesting. Just follow the feet.

Thank Melvyn T
Reviewed 2 March 2017

This building is situated just off the seafront below the Spa Bridge and what a fantastic looking building it is. Although we had seen it the previous day we did not realise what it was at first so glad we made the effort to investigate...More

Thank Karl H
Reviewed 1 March 2017

The building that this museum is housed in beautiful, and has been renovated very sympathetically. The dinosaur and fossil area on the first floor are well presented (the dinosaur terrified our 3 year old), but the best area is on the top floor. The cases...More

Thank Jayestar
Reviewed 13 February 2017

Just popped in to get out of the cold. What a lovely, interesting hour or so we spent looking at the lovely personal collections of fossils and reading about the finders. Wonderful for finding out about the local geology, dinosaur fossils found locally, and a...More

Thank Outonthewolds
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