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

Please note Craven Museum is closed from 3rd September 2018 to May 2020 for our Heritage Lottery Funded refurbishment project. Please note our exhibition Gallery and Tourist information Centre will be open as normal 9.30 to 4pm Monday to Saturday until 22nd December 2018 when they will also close for refurbishment.

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.