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Library access & Guidelines for use

Our opening hours are Tuesday to Friday 10 am and closing at 1 pm prompt. Please arrive in good time so that you can sign-in, discuss your query with a volunteer and allow an interval for the retrieval of books or archives. We recommend that you make an appointment during opening times at least 2-weekdays before your intended visit. This can be by telephone or email. Please note that we are volunteers and cannot guarantee to have sufficient colleagues available to answer all enquiries immediately.

Normal Library access

Opening Times

Tuesday to Friday 10.00 am - 1.00 pm

Bank Holidays Closed

To ensure that items from the Library collection will be available it is advisable to contact us before visiting. Making an appointment will allow us to have material ready for you.

Please contact us by email (library@whitbymuseum.org.uk), phone (01947 602908) or by post at Library and Archive, Whitby Museum, Pannett Park, Whitby, YO21 1RE


Guidelines for using the Library and Archives We invite you to share with us the responsibility for the future preservation of our books and original documents by adhering to the following guidelines