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Latest news from the Grassington Folk Museum.



Museum News

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 museum. Inevitably there will be errors, so please do let us know as we continually improve [...]

  • 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 [...]

  • The 100,000th ticket sold for entry
  • The 100,000th ticket sold for entry commemorative plate

The 100,000 ticket sold for entry

December 10th, 2011|0 Comments

At 11.45am on December 10th 2011 the 100,000th ticket was sold for entry to Upper Wharfedale Folk Museum during the Grassington Dickensian Festival. The ticket was sold to Mr John Vernon and his wife [...]

  • Grassington Folk Museum wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

Grassington Folk Museum Wins Heritage Lottery Fund support

March 14th, 2011|0 Comments

The Upper Wharfedale Museum Society will be literally ‘raising the roof’ after news today that it has obtained funding worth nearly £50,000 from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new project entitled [...]

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.