Visitor information

Where to find us

Craven Museum & Gallery

Town Hall
High Street
North Yorkshire
BD23 1AH
Tel: 01756 706407

We are approximately a five minute walk from the bus station and a 20 minute walk from the railway station. There is a large pay and display car park behind the Town Hall.


The gallery is on the ground floor. The museum is on the first floor but unfortunately our stair lift is currently out of order. Disabled parking spaces are located nearby. Guide dogs are welcome. Download our full Access Statement.

Opening times

Our opening hours are:

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday
10.00am – 4.00pm

We are open on Bank Holiday Mondays but are closed for 25th December to 1st January inclusive and closed on Easter Sunday. Please note the museum is also closed for the whole of January for Collections and Display Maintenance. Please contact us on 01756 792809 if you require further information before your visit.

Gift shop

Craven Museum & Gallery's Gift Shop is located in the Tourist Information Centre, in Skipton Town Hall, and is an ideal place to buy a present or memento of your visit to Skipton.

The shop has a wide range of gifts and souvenirs including postcards, fridge magnets, tea-towels and note cards. We also stock a selection of maps, local history books and DVDs. Children’s traditional toys start from as little as 50p.