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Just when you thought it couldn't get any better...!

This was not our first visit to the Museum of Victorian Science and the fact we keep coming back... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
A unique experience

You won't find another place like this, or an owner more passionate. Rather than just walking... read more

Reviewed August 19, 2018
Jessica W
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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
+44 1947 897440
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Reviewed 5 days ago

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

1  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

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

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

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

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

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

4  Thank mywifenow
Reviewed July 28, 2018

As others have said this isn't any ordinary museum. What you get is a very personal experience with Tony and Pat. You're warmly welcomed into their home for a few hours for a truly unique activity. The sheer amount of things Tony owns and demonstrates...More

4  Thank DavidT7256
Reviewed July 17, 2018

astonishing knowledge. so interesting. its a small place, ideal for 2. its like walking into the den of a mad inventor, something straight from a Disney movie. well recommended

Thank Sean L
Reviewed July 10, 2018

Not the easiest of places to find, but well worth the effort. Entertaining, interesting and unique (plus, you don't have to be a science buff!)

2  Thank MikeFromSherburn
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April 24, 2018|
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April 2, 2018|
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All queries or questions are answered by telephone, as stated on the website. Please ring in UK, 01947 897440.