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Latest News

Latest news from the Grassington Folk Museum.



A Tribute to Halliwell Sutcliffe

June 12th, 2018|0 Comments

                                                                                                                                                  Mrs Halliwell Sutcliffe and Children on Donkey cart in Grassington   HIS LIFE Halliwell Sutcliffe was born at Thackley, Bradford on the 25th of April 1870 at the house of a relative, the [...]

photographic exhibition

May 12th, 2018|0 Comments

                                                           The Upper Wharfedale Museum Photographic exhibition off 90+prints taken from glass plates more than 110 years ago of the surrounding area. This illustrates the quality of the photos they were producing with [...]

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Museum News

April 14th, 2018|0 Comments

Upper Wharfedale Museum celebrates the launch of its new website. The new museum website, professionally designed by W3BWORKS, will for the first time, be run and maintained by a team of volunteers from the [...]

  • A Christmas Carol
  • A Christmas Carol
  • A Christmas Carol

A Christmas Carol

November 30th, 2013|0 Comments

On Saturday November 30th 2013 the Museum played host to a rare book by Charles Dickens. The little book was bought last December at an auction in New York. For most of the year the [...]

Great Nostalgia

“A lovely little place, full of artifacts, and info, on the old town. Especially of interest to me was the collection of old farming tools and artifacts. ”


Wonderful piece of history

“Really beautiful little museum telling the history of the area. Full of artifacts and items that have been donated by locals.”


Well worth a visit

“We were in Grassington for the day, so called in to see what they had on offer. A really pretty little old cottage, when you walk through the door you are taken back in time.”


Come and See

We have many fascinating local artifacts and reminders of yesteryear.