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.


6 February 2017

"Stepping into View" now open

Featuring work by a local group of adults with learning disabilities, detailing everyday life in Skipton.

24 January 2017

Museum Volunteers Wanted!

We have some new projects starting at Craven Museum with lots of opportunities to volunteer and get involved!

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There is a statue outside Skipton library of Matthew Wilson. Who was he?

The first Member of Parliament for Skipton