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 2015

We will be closed for the rest of 2014

 Now Showing


From Roman gems to giants' teeth

Unveiled in 2015  

Focus on

Archaeology in Craven

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

Coming soon

Returning April 2015

What is the origin of the name 'Craven'?