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East Riding Treasure House

Champney Road, Beverley HU17 8HE, England
+44 1482 392780
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Great resource centre

My husband and I visited this establishment recently. We attended a lecture on Charles 1 which was... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Chippiewhip
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Brisbane, Australia
Researching a WW2 war record of a relative.

Booked a visit to go through archives to try and discover information regarding a relative in the... read more

Reviewed 7 August 2017
Ian W
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Beverley, United Kingdom
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The East Riding Treasure House is a heritage centre providing museum, library and archive facilities under one roof, plus access to the adjoining Edwardian exhibition spaces of the Beverley Art Gallery. The Treasure House tower provides splendid views over the rooftops of Beverley.
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average11%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“art gallery” (13 reviews)
“local history” (12 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:00 - 16:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Champney Road, Beverley HU17 8HE, England
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+44 1482 392780
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I visited this establishment recently. We attended a lecture on Charles 1 which was very interesting. The assistants also helped me find some information I was looking for regarding an ancestor. They were very helpful and I would strongly recommend this place...More

Thank Chippiewhip
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your review of the Treasure House, we're delighted to hear that you attended our talk on the English Civil War. The original was so oversubscribed that we had to put on a repeat. We're glad our assistants in the archives were on...More

Reviewed 7 August 2017

Booked a visit to go through archives to try and discover information regarding a relative in the East Riding Yeomanry. The staff were extremely helpful, with getting the documents and helping with questions. Can not speak more highly of them, they were excellent. It always...More

Thank Ian W
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 8 August 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write about your experiences at our archives service within the Treasure House. We are very pleased to hear that your experience was a positive one. Our archives staff work very hard to help members of the public with...More

Reviewed 31 July 2017 via mobile

We visited the museum within the Treasure House and enjoyed the free exhibits - including a temporary one about holiday camps. It is not the biggest of museums, but it presents what it has well and is obviously well-maintained. A nice little insight into the...More

Thank Tunes79
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 2 August 2017

Thank you for your comments on the Treasure House. We always strive to put on interesting and engaging exhibitions with what limited space we have, and so we are pleased that you enjoyed the free exhibitions. We hope you took the opportunity to look at...More

Reviewed 11 July 2017

Lovely place to spend a morning. Something for all ages and a constant change of exhibitions. Great place for young children too.More

Thank weadsforth
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 12 July 2017

Thank you for taking the time to post about your visit. We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your morning at the Treasure House. We hope you enjoyed the current exhibitions and exhibits and had a chance to have some refreshments in our cafe. Do...More

Reviewed 3 July 2017

Went to the top of the tower but weather was not good and views poor. Did not find much else to see inside.More

Thank snappy6
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 4 July 2017

Thank you for posting about your experience at the Treasure House. We're glad you took the opportunity to go up the tower. Unfortunately we can not control the weather so views are not always the best. However, when summer eventually returns, hopefully you'll come back...More

Reviewed 22 June 2017

A small regional museum, an art gallery and a cafe all under one roof! Well worth a visit. The Treasure House is a great name but we were looking for the Museum and it took a while for the penny to drop for us.More

Thank DaveTheBird
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 23 June 2017

We are very happy to hear you visited our building! Providing a range of engaging experiences all within one building is something we strive hard to achieve. We hope you enjoyed a trip to the cafe, that seems to be the go to place after...More

Reviewed 15 June 2017

This place is a must if you are researching your family history the amount of information they keep is mesmerising from BMS's to occupations and service books from Police and the Forces you look through the books and see life change before your very eyes...More

Thank videostar
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2017

Thank you for your enthusiasm in regards to our Archives holdings. We're very happy that you found our records so useful. As you said, it can be advisable to request documents before you arrive, but just walking in and asking for some help is just...More

Reviewed 29 May 2017

Easy access for wheelchair users; I took my chair-bound sister here recently. The viewing area, accessed by lift or stairs, allows a 360 view across this historic town. A reasonably priced cafe, helpful staff and well prepared exhibitions including local artist Fred Elwell. Well worth...More

Thank Jonathan L
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2017

Thank you for taking the time to write your thoughts on our facilities. We do strive to make sure accessibility to our building is all inclusive. Glad you enjoyed the views from the tower! We'll pass on your comments to our staff, both about the...More

Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this place today with our daughter and family to see the Wildlife Photographer exhibition on it's last day. The four young grandchildren enjoyed the pictures as much as the five adults. The permanent exhibition is also worth a visit in this excellent local...More

Thank GrumpsDC
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

We're delighted that you managed to sneak in a visit to Wildlife Photographer of the Year on it's last day. The appeal across all ages has been key to its success! We hope you return in the future for more exhibitions and continue to enjoy...More

Reviewed 18 April 2017 via mobile

My wife is very (very) interested in family history and found some ancestral documents on-line which required a visit to Beverley archives part of the East Riding Treasure House. These can sometimes be dreary places but we were both very pleasantly surprised. The treasure house...More

Thank Robert M
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for your very kind words about our Treasure House! We like to think we are a welcoming team, and that the building itself is a destination, not just a service. Our archives team will be very pleased with your enthusiasm! We do get...More

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Hellswithbells
26 June 2017|
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Response from Stephen L | Property representative |
I am pleased to confirm that Beverley Library opening hours will not be changing on the 1st July. We conducted a two stage consultation with our customers in 2016, proposing various options to save money. Over 7000... More
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irene19592016
14 January 2017|
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Response from Stephen L | Property representative |
Our normal opening days and times are: Monday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Tuesday: 9:30 am - 8:00pm Wednesday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Thursday: 9:30 am - 8:00pm Friday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Saturday: 9:0am - 4:00pm Sunday: Closed The Cafe is open... More
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