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Tony and Pat made us very welcome for our visit - 2 hours of science in one room may see like a... read more

Reviewed December 8, 2018
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom

I booked this out of curiosity and l am so glad l did, l have never known so much passion and... read more

Reviewed October 31, 2018
York, United Kingdom
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A virtual visit to Dr Frankensteins laboratory with Geissler Tubes, Bouquet Tubes, Railway Tubes, Jacob's Ladder, telegraph system, early x-ray tubes and many more crackling spark, electric flame laden demonstrations. Showing the education of the...more
Woodberry | Glaisdale, Whitby YO21 2QL, England
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Reviewed December 8, 2018

Tony and Pat made us very welcome for our visit - 2 hours of science in one room may see like a long time for some (not for me ever though), but Tony's knowledge, enthusiasm and presentation skills made the first-half of the visit, exploring...More

Date of experience: December 2018
1  Thank Adrian_Hatton
Reviewed October 31, 2018

I booked this out of curiosity and l am so glad l did, l have never known so much passion and knowledge from someone before, The demonstration was excellent from beginning to the end and had me spellbound all the time, this certainly is a...More

Date of experience: November 2017
2  Thank WildlifeSpirit
Reviewed October 22, 2018

Not like any other museum! The museum is one room brimming with all sorts of weird and wonderful machines. The guide demonstrates many of them, as he tells you all about the history. I have never seen most of the machines demonstrated. The cathode ray...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Sarah C
Reviewed October 16, 2018

This was not our first visit to the Museum of Victorian Science and the fact we keep coming back again and again is testament to what an outstanding attraction this is, and also to the absolutely fantastic couple who run it. Tony is a showman...More

Date of experience: October 2018
2  Thank Charlotte_Gregory
Reviewed August 19, 2018

You won't find another place like this, or an owner more passionate. Rather than just walking around looking at things and reading placards, you get live demonstrations of all the equipment Tony has spent years building and restoring himself. It's a small space, but full...More

Date of experience: August 2018
11  Thank Jessica W
Reviewed August 12, 2018 via mobile

This is not a Museum as you expect and you need to fit in with proprietors way of doing things. Tony has turned a passion for collecting into an amazing experience for his guests. If he had intended to start a Museum I am sure...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank JNK65
Reviewed August 9, 2018 via mobile

It is hard to put into words the amazing experience of a visit to the Museum of Victorian Science. We received the warmest of welcomes and then the pleasure of an hour of fascinating insight of Victorian Science from Tony. We then had a ‘longer...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Uppercolls
Reviewed August 8, 2018

In Whitby visit this Victorian Science Museum. Interest for all ages. Walk in the entrance marvel at the pictures on the walls. Enter into the main halls Wonderful building exhibits are a master peace of engineering, ships in cases a marvel. Finish it off in...More

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank happy377
Reviewed August 4, 2018

Whilst it might not be considered the most 'romantic' of activities, I don't think we could have had a better ending to our Honeymoon in North Yorkshire - Meeting Tony and his wonderful wife, Pat... was just brilliant. Tony's directions to the museum were spot...More

Date of experience: August 2018
5  Thank Holly_82
Reviewed July 30, 2018

Right from the top-hat-and-cane bedecked greeting from the proprietor upon our arrival, it was clear the Museum of Victorian Science was going to be a real treat. The array of equipment packed into Tony's incredible little laboratory is truly gasp-worthy ... machines, instruments and scientific...More

Date of experience: July 2018
4  Thank mywifenow
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November 8, 2018|
Response from JNK65 | Reviewed this property |
£20 per head but will only take 4 at a time due to the small size of the Museum. You get a demonstration from the owner plus tea and cakes with him and his wife. Bargain
Susan S
October 17, 2018|
Response from LS252LQ | Reviewed this property |
The museum has a steep approach. I would call them to make sure it is clear.
Pete R
April 24, 2018|
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Response from ClawsonAlan | Reviewed this property |
No idea, but I doubt it. Best ring the owner to check.