The Edwardian Sitting Room

Step back in time to the beginning of the 20th century. An invalid lady and her young maid can be seen by the fireside, surrounded by cabinets of fine china, intricate needlework and other treasures. Her furniture, sewing machine, harmonium, pictures, books and curios complete the scene.

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Exhibitions and events

The Victorian Bedroom

Permanent exhibition

Peep into the bedroom - don’t be shy! A traditional iron and brass bed is covered by a patchwork bedspread originally from a maid's bedroom in Thirsk Hall. Freshly laundered undergarments are laid...

The Shops

Permanent exhibition

Our “shops” have received a fresh new look. Among the latest displays are “A century of Wedding Belles” - wedding dresses from the 1840s to the 1940s; “The Office” - ledgers, writing equipment and...

The Reynolds Room

Permanent exhibition

See ceramics, coins, jewellery and tools found by archaeologists around Thirsk, many from Roman, Anglo-Saxon and Mediaeval times. Among the exhibits are the remains of the “Saxon Giant” recovered...

The First Floor Display Area

Permanent exhibition

Just feel the nostalgia! There are collections of toys and childhood possessions, items reflecting the experiences of two World Wars, and documented photographs telling the lives and fortunes of...

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