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.


7 October 2014

Museum closed from 13 October 2014

Closed from Mon 13 Oct to Fri 14 Nov 2014

15 September 2014

Tunstill's Men

Performance commemorating WW1

 Now Showing


From Roman gems to giants' teeth

17 Nov 2014 - Summer 2015 

Focus on

Archaeology in Craven

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

Coming soon

On permanent display

When was the penny farthing invented?