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Yorkshire and Humberside

This section covers museum collections in Yorkshire and Humberside. This page is still being added to. Working links to partner institutions coming soon.

East Yorkshire

East Riding of Yorkshire Museum Service

They say 'The East Riding Museums Service consists of a team of museum professionals and supporting staff within East Riding of Yorkshire Council. The team also draws on the skills of community partners, volunteers and creative specialists with the aim of helping people to enjoy and engage with the heritage of the East Riding.'


North Lincolnshire

North Yorkshire

Craven Museum & Gallery, Skipton

They say 'This unique visitor attraction tells the story of Craven through the ages. Discover something different every time with changing exhibitions, workshops and family events.'


Harrogate Museum and Arts

They say 'Visit the home of the strongest sulphur water in Europe, see the treatment baths and machinery and discover the spa buildings and Edwardian entertainment venues that created this beautiful town.'


National Railway Museum

They say 'Discover 300 years of history and 1,000,000 objects that changed the world in the UK's largest railway museum.'


Ripon Museum Trust

They say 'Our three sites within the centre of the city of Ripon, tell the unique story of the Liberty Courthouse, Prison and Victorian Workhouse. Find out about the people who ended up here and what happened to them next...'


Scarborough Museums Trust

They say 'Scarborough Art Gallery houses our permanent collection which has been built up over sixty years through gifts, bequests and purchases to reflect the eclectic mix of the community and the cultural heritage of Scarborough.'


Whitby Museum

Whitby Museum is a private museum run by Whitby Literary and Philosophical Society, a learned society and registered charity, established in 1823.


York Museums Trust

They say 'Our Mission is to cherish the collections, buildings and gardens entrusted to us, presenting and interpreting them as a stimulus for learning, a provocation to curiosity and a source of inspiration and enjoyment for all.'

South Yorkshire

 Rotherham Heritage Services

They say 'Rotherham Heritage Services’ collection has been acquired since the opening of Clifton Park Museum in 1893.'










Museums Sheffield

They say 'Museums Sheffield is the charitable Trust responsible for three of the city’s museums and galleries: Millennium Gallery, Weston Park Museum and Graves Gallery.'



West Yorkshire


Bradford Museums & Galleries

They say 'Bradford District is home to some of the most exciting museums and galleries in Yorkshire. From the Baroque splendour of Cartwright Hall Art Gallery to the intimacy of Ilkley's Manor House Museum and Art Gallery, there is always something new to do or see, and admission is free!'


Kirklees Museums and Galleries

They say 'Kirklees Museums and Galleries service cares for a large and varied collection or artefacts, historical treasures and curiosities which have developed over more than 100 years of collecting.'


Leeds Museums and Galleries

They say 'Find out all about our nine fascinating museum sites and discover all the fun, friendly and exciting events and activities that take place across Leeds each week. Discover all about our museum collections, how we store and care for them and how to get involved with us.'


National Media Museum

They say 'The National Media Museum is situated in the heart of Bradford, UNESCO City of Film. We aim to be the best museum in world for inspiring people to learn about, engage with and create media.'


University of Leeds Library

They say 'Leeds University Library’s Special Collections is the home of hundreds of thousands of rare books, manuscripts, archives and art. Our collections offer a rich resource for staff, students, and the wider research community.'