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A woman is holding up and examining a plack stone in a museum store.

Store Tours & Research Visits

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Behind the Scenes at the Museum. Book one of our behind the scenes tours and find out how we look after all our amazing collections. Art, butterflies, clocks and rocks – there’s something for everyone on this guided tour of the stores.

Research visits are also available to book to see specific items from the collection. Please contact for further information.

Want to know what goes on behind the scenes at Craven Museum?

Here’s a sneak preview of what’s in store! In this video Rachel talks about one of the many ephemera boxes in our museum collection.

A woman is looking at items in a storage box in a museum store
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In this video Jenny, our Museum & Collections Officer, shows us some of the paintings, prints and clocks from the museum collection.

Looking through a door there are lots of pictures hung on a wall
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Collection Stories

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We care for a treasure trove of around 60,000 objects representing millions of years of Craven history. Delve deeper into the collection and find out fascinating facts about objects from the displays and special items from the museum stores.

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