Welcome to the museum of the Craven Dales

Craven Museum & Gallery, located in the Town Hall, is a hidden gem in the market town of Skipton. This unique visitor attraction tells the story of Craven through the ages. Discover something different every time with changing exhibitions, workshops and family events.


10 November 2014

UPDATE: Museum closed until May 2015

Due to Town Hall building work

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From Roman gems to giants' teeth

Unveiled in Spring 2015  

Focus on

Archaeology in Craven

Discover all about archaeology in Craven and how to get involved.

Who was Lady Anne Clifford's (of Skipton Castle) father?

The 3rd Earl of Cumberland