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Goole Museum

Carlisle St, Goole DN14 5DS, UK


About Goole Museum

Goole Museum is a community museum that explores the history of the town and port and does so through permanent displays and a temporary exhibition program. Located on the first floor of the Goole Library building, the museum features displays on the history of Goole. The museum’s Education Room is available for booking by the community and school groups.

Attractions near Goole Museum

Whitgift Lighthouse7.49km from Goole Museum

Whitgift Lighthouse at Ousefleet stands as a reminder of an earlier age, one when the county’s rivers were a lifeline for heavy industry. This lighthouse was a vital touchstone for vessels going to and from Goole and onwards to the North Sea. The whole length of the Rivers Ouse, Trent, and Humber is lined with marker lights, but Whitgift is the only full sized traditional lighthouse on the Ouse and Trent section.

RSPB Blacktoft Sands9.68km from Goole Museum

Blacktoft Sands is part of the Humber estuary - one of the most important wildlife sites in the UK. Six shallow saline lagoons provide good birding throughout the year. An area of grazing marsh provides a home for wildfowl and waders through the autumn and spring and includes a large seasonally flooded area.

Breighton Airfield11.51km from Goole Museum

Breighton Airfield was a Second World War heavy bomber base and cold-war nuclear missile launch site.  Now it was home to the historic aircraft collection of the Real Aeroplane Company and the Real Aeroplane Club, an active flying club whose members own and operate many unusual, classic and ex-military aircraft. One of the iconic attraction in this area which attracts a lot of tourists.

North Cave Wetlands16.73km from Goole Museum

North Cave Wetlands is a true example of a 21st Century nature reserve, developed in the footprint of a large sand and gravel quarry. It is is a peaceful place for a walk and to bird watch. There are also little ponds with dragonflies flying about. It is free to enter and park. It’s a great place to spend a day.

North Cliffe Wood Nature Reserve17.79km from Goole Museum

A lovely woodland nature reserve rich in wildlife. One of the iconic attraction which was cared for and maintained by yirkshire wildlife trust.  A woodland reserve with 3km of grass footpaths provides a circular trail around the reserve.

Pocklington Canal20.93km from Goole Museum

The Pocklington Canal runs for 9.5 miles between East Cottingwith and Canal Head at Pocklington. This majestic rural waterway is one of the top canals for wildlife in the country. The four road bridges and nine locks are important heritage features and all of them are Grade II Listed. Seven miles of the canal is currently navigable and the entire canal has a towpath.

Where is Goole Museum

Discover more attractions in East Riding of Yorkshire, where Goole Museum is located

East Riding of Yorkshire is a no-nonsense sort of place. Its largest city, Hull - more properly known as Kingston upon Hull, is where the county's beating heart lies. It is a solid city that just gets on with the business in hand, which in this case is shipping. Hull is still very much a busy commercial port.