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Take a look at the Lifeboat museum and it will make you realise how wonderful it is that others... read more

Reviewed yesterday
London, United Kingdom
Lovely museum

We found this lovely museum whilst wondering around Whitby. It was full of interesting exhibits... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Staplehurst, United Kingdom
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Reviewed yesterday

Take a look at the Lifeboat museum and it will make you realise how wonderful it is that others risk their own life to rescue those in distress on the seas.

Thank chrismacallan
Reviewed 1 week ago

We found this lovely museum whilst wondering around Whitby. It was full of interesting exhibits.... Worth a quick look round

Thank 3alastaird
Reviewed 1 week ago

Fascinating, informative, emotional. Was able to see the development of life saving equipment through the ages. What brave people they were and are.

1  Thank SimonIG2
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

What a lovely find near the pier of Whitby. It is a free attraction to get into, but what a gem of a museum. We weren't expecting to find this RNLI Lifeboat Museum, but is very interesting and a must see attraction.

Thank Liz B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a wonderful place to visit an have a look around and make a donation to such a great charity. With loads of historical facts and a great gift shop and lovely staff you must visit it

Thank Sal7thomp
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Called in today after visiting the magpie interesting exhibition of the good things that they do for saving lives

Thank Brian B
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

a small but interesting history of the RNLI that is free to enter. they also have a small gift shop and the staff are friendly

Thank Jan P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Great little place to browse round and to buy little souvenirs to support the Life Boat organisation. Ideal for children to understand the improtant work they do.

Thank aminuk2015
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Informative display cases with replicas of ships. Great stories of real life rescues and a full size lifeboat on entry. check out this amazing charity museum.

Thank chatbox
Reviewed 20 August 2018

Surprisingly informative and fun, not just a lifeboat. Activities available for children. Worth the walk and and taking time.

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Ian W
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I cannot see anything wrong with the cups in question, although I never saw any on show. A bit of a tragedy really political correctness gone completely O.T.T.