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To co-incide with the D-Day celebrations, the village's response to the outbreak of War can be found here. The Parish Council initiated setting up of a "War Work Central Committee" and the "minute book" of this Committee has been illuminated with memories of villagers. Following the end of the First [...]

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Over 21,000 visitors in 2023!

February 26th, 2024|0 Comments

The Museum welcomed over 21,000 visitors in 2023 from the following countries: Argentina, Australia, Belgium, Bermuda, Brazil, Canada, China, Eswatini (Swaziland), Germany, India, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Isle of Man, Italy, Japan, Mexico, Netherlands, New [...]

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November 24th, 2022|0 Comments

Upper Wharfedale Museum celebrated a record number of visitors in 2022, reaching 20,000 for the first time in its history (the previous record was 7,000 in a year). This was due largely to 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. ”

ANDY P

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.”

FIONA

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.”

ISSIE H

Come and See

We have many fascinating local artifacts and reminders of yesteryear.

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