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A museum of bravery.

This is a small but extremely interesting museum and more than adequately illustrates the bravery... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
Surat Thani, Thailand
Interesting and free

Although only a little museum it was full of interesting facts and stories. With its free entry... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Christine M
Billingham, United Kingdom
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Pier Road, Whitby, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

This is a small but extremely interesting museum and more than adequately illustrates the bravery of the volunteers of the RNLI. Admission is free but, given that the RNLI is a charity, there are opportunities to make a donation. It's really hard to imagine how,...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago

Although only a little museum it was full of interesting facts and stories. With its free entry it is worth a visit and I found it more enjoyable than expected.

Thank Christine M
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This little museum adjoins the RNLI shop and is at one pending if the quay. There are many photos and stories that outline various events that the local boat was called to, to assist. One tells of Nurse Mary Roberts who survived the Titanic's and...More

Thank sabatinitennis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting story about taking boat over moors in the snow back in the day. Also the story of Rohilla rescue, just ordinary folks putting lives on line to save others.

Thank Walt L
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very interesting displays. Free entry. Definitely worth a visit. The RNLI shop is attached to the musuem.

Thank Martin B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great insight into the amazing work all the staff and volunteers do for us all, past and present and with donations from us all, the future too.

Thank Paula D
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago

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

Thank 3alastaird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 6 September 2018 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.

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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.