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East Riding Treasure House

Champney Road, Beverley HU17 8HE, England
+44 1482 392780
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This place is a must if you are researching your family history the amount of information they keep... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
videostar
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Doncaster
Excellent views over Beverley plus Eclectic Exhibitions

Easy access for wheelchair users; I took my chair-bound sister here recently. The viewing area... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Jonathan L
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The East Riding Treasure House is a heritage centre providing museum, library and archive facilities under one roof, plus access to the adjoining Edwardian exhibition spaces of the Beverley Art Gallery. The Treasure House tower provides splendid views over the rooftops of Beverley.
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  • Very good30%
  • Average10%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
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“art gallery” (13 reviews)
“local history” (11 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Champney Road, Beverley HU17 8HE, England
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+44 1482 392780
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is a must if you are researching your family history the amount of information they keep is mesmerising from BMS's to occupations and service books from Police and the Forces you look through the books and see life change before your very eyes...More

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Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

Thank you for your enthusiasm in regards to our Archives holdings. We're very happy that you found our records so useful. As you said, it can be advisable to request documents before you arrive, but just walking in and asking for some help is just...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Easy access for wheelchair users; I took my chair-bound sister here recently. The viewing area, accessed by lift or stairs, allows a 360 view across this historic town. A reasonably priced cafe, helpful staff and well prepared exhibitions including local artist Fred Elwell. Well worth...More

Thank Jonathan L
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to write your thoughts on our facilities. We do strive to make sure accessibility to our building is all inclusive. Glad you enjoyed the views from the tower! We'll pass on your comments to our staff, both about the...More

Reviewed 23 April 2017 via mobile

We visited this place today with our daughter and family to see the Wildlife Photographer exhibition on it's last day. The four young grandchildren enjoyed the pictures as much as the five adults. The permanent exhibition is also worth a visit in this excellent local...More

Thank GrumpsDC
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 24 April 2017

We're delighted that you managed to sneak in a visit to Wildlife Photographer of the Year on it's last day. The appeal across all ages has been key to its success! We hope you return in the future for more exhibitions and continue to enjoy...More

Reviewed 19 April 2017 via mobile

My wife is very (very) interested in family history and found some ancestral documents on-line which required a visit to Beverley archives part of the East Riding Treasure House. These can sometimes be dreary places but we were both very pleasantly surprised. The treasure house...More

Thank Robert M
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 19 April 2017

Thank you for your very kind words about our Treasure House! We like to think we are a welcoming team, and that the building itself is a destination, not just a service. Our archives team will be very pleased with your enthusiasm! We do get...More

Reviewed 13 April 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed my first visit to the Treasure House. The Wildlife photographer of the year exhibition was on and was very impressive. Hard to believe some of the photographs were taken by 10 year olds! The cafe appeared busy unfortunately we didn't have time to visit...More

Thank shazzy39
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Many thanks for your kind words about our venue. We're pleased to hear you enjoyed your viewing of the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. It is unfortunate that the cafe was too busy for you to have time to visit, we have had a...More

Reviewed 12 April 2017 via mobile

Saw the Wildlife Photography exhibition and looked round the museum. Nicely laid out and helpful/friendly staff. Managed to find a seat in the cafe too, quieter than I expected for a Saturday. Will definitely visit future exhibitions there.More

Thank Laura N
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 18 April 2017

Thank you for coming to visit us, and we're glad you enjoyed your visit! I think you may have been lucky with the quieter cafe as we have seen it full most weekends. The school holidays had started on 8th April, so that could have...More

Reviewed 4 April 2017 via mobile

We journeyed to this delightfully named museum, library, and art gallery to view the travelling National History museums wildlife photographer of the year exhibition. It was stupendous. Lovely to see one of the junior prizes going to a young man who had taken his photo...More

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Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 5 April 2017

We're very happy to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Treasure House. We're extremely proud of the success of Wildlife Photographer of the Year and how inspired and amazed people have been by the entries. We'll pass your comments on to the cafe team,...More

Reviewed 2 April 2017

Can be extremely busy especially if staff from County Hall decide to use the place as a meeting room - not very good for the general public. Putting that to one side though the scones are delicious. If short staffed can be waiting a while...More

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Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 3 April 2017

Thank you for your review of The Treasure House. We're currently experiencing a larger number of visitors due to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year Exhibition and at peak times during the day, the cafe can get quite full. We are sorry if it took...More

Reviewed 29 March 2017

We were lucky enough to visit this modern attraction whilst there was an exhibition of natural world photographs good enough to make the judging final. That said the venue also has an interesting museum and art gallery worth visiting. There is a cafe and the...More

Thank SteveA371
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 31 March 2017

Thank you for taking the time to review the Treasure House and we're glad to hear you enjoyed your visit to the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition. We hope you make a return visit in the future to see some of our other exhibitions...More

Reviewed 25 March 2017 via mobile

Popped in to see the wildlife exhibition. Amazing photos. I was extremely impressed, such a lot to take in in one go so will return for a second viewing if I get chance. This is a pleasant place to while away an afternoon, I like...More

Thank julie n
Stephen L, Assistant Curator at East Riding Treasure House, responded to this reviewResponded 28 March 2017

Hello and thank you for coming to visit the Wildlife Photographer of the Year exhibition at the Treasure House. You are not the only person to comment on coming back for a second viewing, and we heartily recommend it! Also it is great that you...More

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irene19592016
What are your day and opening hours please.
14 January 2017|
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Response from Stephen L | Property representative |
Our normal opening days and times are: Monday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Tuesday: 9:30 am - 8:00pm Wednesday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Thursday: 9:30 am - 8:00pm Friday: 9:30am - 5:00pm Saturday: 9:0am - 4:00pm Sunday: Closed The Cafe is open... More
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