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

Store Tours & Research Visits

Have you ever wondered what goes on behind the scenes at Craven Museum? Now’s your chance! Book one of our store tours and find out how we look after all our amazing collections.

Join us on the first Wednesday of each month to explore our collection, including art, textiles, clocks and rocks. There’s something for everyone on this guided tour of the stores lead by our museum team.

To book a FREE place please see the upcoming tour dates below. If you have any access requirements please don’t hesitate to contact us in advance.

Research visits are also available to book to see specific items from the collection. Please contact museum@cravendc.gov.uk for further information.

Craven Museum Store Tour - July

Guided Tour

Craven Museum Store Tour - July

Craven Museum Tour: Remarkable Romans
Roman oil lamp made of clay with some patternned decoration.

Guided Tour

Craven Museum Tour: Remarkable Romans

Craven Museum Tour: Remarkable Romans
Roman oil lamp made of clay with some patternned decoration.

Guided Tour

Craven Museum Tour: Remarkable Romans

Watch these videos for a sneak peek 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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