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Hornsea Museum

11 Newbegin, Hornsea HU18 1AB, England
+44 1964 533443
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This place is amazing they have so many artefacts and the audio info is very interesting . There is... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Shaz410
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Northampton, United Kingdom
Friendly and interesting

What an interesting museum. Well laid out and information in every room explained what was what... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Claire T
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Hornsea
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Entrance through museum shop. Sorry no dogs except assistance dogs. The Burn family home for nearly 300 years. ​18th century farmhouse with barn and outbuildings. Victorian school room. Medical room. Childhood and toys display. Militaria exhibition. Hornsea Pottery with over 2000 items on display. The Whitedale building with a working model railway layout including Hornsea station and scale model fishing boats.
  • Excellent72%
  • Very good26%
  • Average1%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible1%
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“local history” (6 reviews)
“little gem” (10 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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11 Newbegin, Hornsea HU18 1AB, England
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+44 1964 533443

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Reviewed yesterday

This place is amazing they have so many artefacts and the audio info is very interesting . There is so much to see and do. There is a children’s play area with toys to play with and a dresssing up box for them . From...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What an interesting museum. Well laid out and information in every room explained what was what. Also a mouse hunt. The young man in the shop outlined the history of the building over time. Nice shop. Dressing up and activities for children We will be...More

Thank Claire T
David B, Volunteer at Hornsea Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Yes, at £3.50 for adults and £2.50 for concessions we think that we give good value. We are really pleased that you enjoyed your visit. Thank you for rating us so highly.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went for a look around and was amazed how much of the stuff in there we remembered from our youth, good value for money, and if you keep your receipt you can go back for another look for free.

Thank John F
David B, Volunteer at Hornsea Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for rating us so highly. We are pleased that you had a good time.

Reviewed 14 September 2017

What a lovely surprise! The unassuming frontage hides a real delight. The museum, run by enthusiastic volunteers, has a wide range of very professional and well designed exhibits, ranging from Victorian room settings and a street scene, to the beautiful Hornsea pottery section. DON'T MISS...More

Thank melstride
David B, Volunteer at Hornsea Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for rating us so highly. Yes, lots of visitors have commented that the museum has far more to see than they had realised.

Reviewed 13 September 2017 via mobile

Very interesting museum Evan for a non local like myself. & for £3.50 each admission u can't moan .covers everything from local farmhouse to hornsea railways.

Thank Tim S
David B, Volunteer at Hornsea Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for reviewing our museum, home of the Burn family for nearly 300 years. We hope you also managed to see our extensive collection of Hornsea Pottery housed in the two adjacent cottages.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

Great value for money, so much to see. The museum has so many examples of items illustrating the life of the occupants of the farmhouse over the last three centuries, it is quite amazing. Well set out, you may visit the many areas of the...More

Thank Sultana1504
David B, Volunteer at Hornsea Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank for your detailed review. We are glad you had such a good time.

Reviewed 4 August 2017

this museum may not be the size of the tate modern but is well worth a visit, it shows the history of the site as well as Hornsea, it covers certain dates of the building throughout its history which was most interesting, from a home...More

Thank Keith John H
David B, Volunteer at Hornsea Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you for your review and don't forget, if you retained your ticket you can visit us again free for the rest of the 2017 season.

Reviewed 30 July 2017

We walked past the museum on several occasions during our 1 week stay in Hornsea, paying it little heed, in part due to it's seemingly diminutive nature, however on popping a head in through the front door it began to dawn on my wife and...More

Thank Rod S
David B, Volunteer at Hornsea Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2017

Thank you for your excellent review. Yes, there's far more to see and do than people realise.

Reviewed 27 July 2017 via mobile

A day trip to Hornsea and found this marvel of a museum telling the story of the family and life they led plus many other highly interesting pieces of history Well worth a visit

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David B, Volunteer at Hornsea Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 28 July 2017

Thank you for rating us so highly following your visit to our museum, home of the Burn family for nearly 300 years. We hope you also managed to see our extensive collection of Hornsea Pottery housed in the two adjacent cottages.

Reviewed 11 July 2017

A pleasant experience and very interesting pleasant surroundings and friendly staff. There is also an out door area.

Thank John W
David B, Volunteer at Hornsea Museum, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2017

Thank you for your review. We are pleased you enjoyed your visit. Yes, the garden is particularly pleasant at the moment.

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Nicky M
3 June 2016|
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Response from hornseaman |
Sorry but dogs, are not admitted ( guide dogs are of course ). We have a family of mice but not sure that they would be able to entertain visitors!
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