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Museums and Galleries near to Selby
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Yorkshire Air Museum (11 miles)
York
Yorkshire Air Museum Experience the tremendous atmosphere of the award-winning Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial whilst admiring fascinating displays, such as the restored Control Tower, Air Gunners Room, and much more.
York Castle Museum (12 miles)
York
York Castle Museum One of Britain's leading museums of everyday life. It shows how people used to live by displaying thousands of household objects recreating rooms, shops, whole streets!
DIG (12 miles)
York
DIG Owned by the same archaeologists who discovered the Viking-Age City and created JORVIK Viking Centre. DIG offers you a unique archaeological adventure to get you on your way to becoming a real archaeologist. This is a one of a kind!
Yorks Chocolate Story (12 miles)
York
Yorks Chocolate Story Includes a tour, a tasting, museum, demonstrations and a virtual chocolate factory. With new Chocolate Making Station in the Factory Zone!
Barley Hall (13 miles)
York
Barley Hall See the sights, handle the objects and experience what it would have been like to live in Medieval England.
National Railway Museum (13 miles)
York
National Railway Museum National Railway Museum - for big trains, bigger rides and the biggest day out, come to York, to the worlds largest railway museum. Explore our three giant halls for a complete family experience packed full of incredible trains and interactive fun. Discover the fascinating story of the train.
Yorkshire Museum (13 miles)
York
Yorkshire Museum With archaeology, geology, biology and astronomy collections on view you won't run out of things to look at!
Yorkshire Museum of Farming (13 miles)
York
Yorkshire Museum of Farming 14 acres of parkland dedicated to Yorkshire'€™s farming past. Indoor and outdoor fun: livestock pens with lots of animals, adventure playground, toy tractors and plenty of open space. Museum displays include child-friendly interactives. Events run throughout the year and costumed interpreters are on...
Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum (18 miles)
Leeds
Thwaite Mills Watermill Museum Located on an island surrounded by river and canal this museum offers you beautiful surroundings plus a working watermill museum and Georgian House to explore.
Cusworth Hall and Park (18 miles)
Doncaster
Cusworth Hall and Park A grade I listed country house and grounds open to the public with gardens, adventure playground, lakeland and open spaces as well as a house restored to the period and museum.
Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery (18 miles)
Doncaster
Doncaster Museum and Art Gallery Family friendly museum and gallery with fun and informative events and activities, interactive exhibitions, dressing up and giant chess.
Thackray Museum (18 miles)
Leeds
Thackray Museum Visit the award-winning Thackray Museum for a lively and fun day out for everyone. From a Victorian operating theatre to the wonders of modern surgery, the museum's galleries, collections and interactive displays bring to life the history of medicine.
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum (19 miles)
Doncaster
South Yorkshire Aircraft Museum Air museum at Doncaster Lakeside - the former site of WWII RAF Doncaster with historic buildings and aircraft hangers, military aircraft and helicopters and even put yourself in the pilot seat as selected cockpits are always open!
The Hepworth Wakefield (19 miles)
Wakefield
The Hepworth Wakefield Over 1,600 square metres of light-filled gallery spaces, The Hepworth Wakefield makes a gallery trip fun for children and grown-ups alike, with a family trail to help you explore the galleries, a riverside play park, picnic area and fun activities.
Wakefield Museum (19 miles)
Wakefield
Wakefield Museum Explore the history and achievements of the region plus stand on the back of a fierce (if now stuffed) caiman crocodile in the gallery dedicated to local explorer Charles Waterton.
Leeds City Museum (20 miles)
Leeds
Leeds City Museum offers an exciting and fun day out for visitors of all ages. Showcasing hands on exhibitions, displays, interactive games and video displays, the museum is a great cultural addition to the heart of Leeds.
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills (21 miles)
Leeds
Leeds Industrial Museum at Armley Mills Armley Mills now houses the Leeds Industrial collections, including trains and old TV cameras as well as the looms and mules involved in the weaving process and the smallest working 1920s cinema in the world.
Abbey House Museum (22 miles)
Leeds
Abbey House Museum Where you can experience the sights and sounds of life in Victorian Leeds in the year 1880! A journey through the carefully recreated streets and houses of Abbey House Museum is a great day out for all the family.
Experience Barnsley (23 miles)
Barnsley
Experience Barnsley Discovery the history and heritage of Barnsley and its people. Unique, hands-on and interactive exhibits plus a visitors centre and cafe.
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park (24 miles)
Batley
Bagshaw Museum and Wilton Park Museum set in 36 acres of parkland and woodland with lots of play equipment for the kids outside and lots to see inside too.
The Royal Pump Room Museum (24 miles)
Harrogate
The Royal Pump Room Museum Borrow a family backpack, try the mystery object game or complete the spa trail to discover what it would be like to be a visitor to the spa 100 years ago at this small family friendly museum.
National Coal Mining Museum (24 miles)
Wakefield
National Coal Mining Museum Experience genuine sights, sounds and smells of a working coal mine with a selection of tours including a family interactive one. Plus play area and nature trail.
Dewsbury Museum and Crow Nest Park (25 miles)
Dewsbury
Dewsbury Museum and Crow Nest Park Museum set in parkland with lots of play equipment for the kids outside and plenty to see inside too.
Cannon Hall Museum (26 miles)
Barnsley
Cannon Hall Museum Country house museum set in 70 acres of historic parkland. Kids will love the childrens room with costumes, puzzles and hands-on learning plus the war zone with sights and sounds of war through the ages helping history come to life.
Bradford Industrial Museum (27 miles)
Bradford
Bradford Industrial Museum Museum on the site of a former Worsted Mill complete with mill managers house and a terrace of back-to-back houses. Inside there is exhibitions that include working textile machinery, steam power, engineering, printing and motor vehicles, along with temporary exhibitions programme and a shop.
Clifton Park Museum (27 miles)
Rotherham
Clifton Park Museum One of the most modern and user-friendly Museums in the country, the twice nominated Museum of the year features famous exhibits such as Nelson the Lion and the breath-taking Rhinoceros Vase. Plus Lion's Den children's play area.
National Media Museum (28 miles)
Bradford
National Media Museum An exciting centre in the heart of the north devoted to film, photography, television, radio and the web. Imax theatre also on site.
Magna Science Adventure Centre (28 miles)
Rotherham
Magna Science Adventure Centre Power your imagination at Magna; the UK's first Science Adventure Centre and explore the four elements of fire, air, earth and water. Home to 'Sci-Tek' the largest science and technology playground in Europe, and Aqua-Tek the UK's largest outdoor water play area.
Eden Camp (29 miles)
Malton
Eden Camp Housed in an original POW camp, a visit to our award winning museum will allow you to experience the sights, the sounds and even the smells of World War Two.We present the most comprehensive display of British Second World War history in the world, and also cover the First world war and post-1945 conflicts.
Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park (30 miles)
Huddersfield
Tolson Museum and Ravensknowle Park Museum set in parkland with lots of play equipment for the kids outside and plenty to see and do inside too.
Ferens Childrens Art Gallery (30 miles)
Hull
Ferens Childrens Art Gallery Free entry art gallery with excellent children's section with art aimed specifically at six to nine year olds.
Hull and East Riding Museum (30 miles)
Hull
Hull and East Riding Museum Immersive historical exhibits including an Iron Age village, a Roman bath house with the stunning mosaics, discover a mysterious crew of wooden warriors and see their horde of Viking treasure!
Streetlife - Hull Museum of Transport (30 miles)
Hull
Streetlife - Hull Museum of Transport Experience 200 years of transport history as you walk down a 1940s high street, board a tram or enjoy the pleasures of a quiet carriage ride.
Ripon Museum Trust (31 miles)
Ripon
Ripon Museum Trust is a group of three museums where you can go back in time and see what life was like in a Victorian prison, workhouse and courthouse.
Kelham Island Museum (32 miles)
Sheffield
Kelham Island Museum Immerse yourselves in the sights and sounds of industrial Sheffield during the Industrial Revolution and follow the growth of the city through the Victorian Era and two world wars to see how steelmaking forged both the City of today and the world!
Ilkley Toy Museum (32 miles)
Ilkley
Ilkley Toy Museum The many exhibits feature dolls, dolls houses, teddy bears, tin plate toys, lead figures and a selection of games together with wooden and paper toys dating from 350BC to the present day. Please note weekends only.
Weston Park Museum (33 miles)
Sheffield
Weston Park Museum Children and adults will love the animated new displays, specially designed to delight even our littlest explorers. From Egyptian Mummies, to a traditional butchers shop. From Snowy the polar bear, to living ants and bees. The citys amazing collections of beautiful, varied and unusual treasures will be...
Colne Valley Museum (34 miles)
Huddersfield
Colne Valley Museum Visit the Loom Chamber, Spinning and Cropping rooms to delve into textile history, plus a Children's Corner is tucked away in the Exhibition Room of the museum, with a variety of activities and traditional toys to occupy younger children.
Beck Isle Museum (34 miles)
Pickering
Beck Isle Museum Museum in the small market town of Pickering, with an outdoor farm courtyard and riverside picnic area plus 27 themed rooms.
Cliffe Castle Park and Museum (35 miles)
Keighley
Cliffe Castle Park and Museum Park and Museum with something for everyone, whether you want to browse the various displays indoors or enjoy a relaxing stroll around the attractive grounds and take your children to run off some energy in the play area.
Bronte Parsonage Museum (36 miles)
Haworth
Bronte Parsonage Museum Museum in a homely Georgian house in which the Bronte sisters lived. The rooms are filled with their furniture, clothes and personal possessions with plenty to see. Combine this with a visit to Haworth with its beautiful cobbled streets, independent shops, play park in the valley and the Worth Valley Railway...
Ryedale Folk Museum (37 miles)
Pickering
Ryedale Folk Museum Large open air museum for all the family. The museum contains reconstructed buildings including a 1950s post office, iron age roundhouse, Elizabethan manor house and model village, and focuses on life in Ryedale through the ages. The museum also has a Blacksmiths, and livestock such as pigs, sheep and...
Craven Museum and Gallery (41 miles)
Skipton
Craven Museum and Gallery Family friendly museum with displays of social history, archaeology, costume and art and regular childrens activities and events.
The Collection Museum (44 miles)
Lincoln
The Collection Museum brings together an award winning archaeology museum and one of the region's premier art galleries, the Usher Gallery, in the heart of historic Lincoln. Play at The Collection is an exciting free activity centre for younger visitors which encourages learning through play!
Rotunda Museum (44 miles)
Scarborough
Rotunda Museum A must for dinosaur mad kids, Yorkshires Dinosaur Coast is a hotbed of Jurassic and Cretaceaous fossils. Go fossil hunting along the North Yorkshire coast line and afterwards pop into the Rotunda Museum in Scarborough where you can transported 165 million years back in time to discover which dinosaurs roamed...
Making It! Discovery Centre (45 miles)
Mansfield
Making It! Discovery Centre is great for family fun: hands on interactive exhibits on two floors explaining how things are made. Visitors receive a basket of component parts to make up one of ten kits: it's yours to take home. Open during Nottinghamshire school holidays. Plus we have a programme of 2hr special events for children...
Portland Basin Museum (47 miles)
Ashton-under-Lyne
Portland Basin Museum Housed within the restored nineteenth century Ashton Canal Warehouse this family friendly museum combines a lively modern interior with a peaceful canal side setting.
Towneley Hall Museum (47 miles)
Burnley
Towneley Hall Museum A range of indoor artistic exhibitions set within a large park which also offers play areas, golf courses and sculpture trails. Take a picnic!
Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum (49 miles)
Great Ayton
Captain Cook Schoolroom Museum Museum telling the story of Cooks early life and education in the Charity School, the village he grew up in and his adventures on the high seas.
Old Coastguard Station (50 miles)
Whitby
Old Coastguard Station National Trust visitor centre offers hands on models and colourful displays showing off the distinctive geology, impact of the elements, local wildlife and the secret history of smuggling along the North Yorkshire Coast.

Thanks for all the great things to do and Museums and Galleries near Selby with kids you keep sending in.
Now we have the easter and summer holidays fast approaching, we're trying to find the best days out and as many fun things to do with kids as possible, especially cheap and free family friendly places to visit this year - theme parks, waterparks and swimming pools, museums, indoor playcentres and softplay for toddlers, petting farms, wildlife parks and zoos, aquariums, horse riding, castles, steam railways, pottery making and ceramic cafes, roller and ice skating rinks, karting tracks, snowdomes, dry and indoor ski slopes, climbing walls, activity centres, outdoor play at the best local parks, ten pin bowling alleys and all the other best family tourist attractions, that you can visit at the weekend.

Also teachers may find the site useful for ideas for the best places to take their classes on school journeys with many historical and educational atractions listed

So, if you've been for great days out with the kids, or a school trip, which isn't shown above, just send in an email and we'll add it on so people visiting on holidays and all the other children in North Yorkshire can enjoy the great day out as well.



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