Gateway to the North Yorkshire Moors Pickering has a long and fascinating history. Step back in time and enjoy exploring what life was like in this thriving market town. Visit shops from the past, discover the ancient craft of the blacksmith and marvel at our magnificent printing press (see events for demonstration dates). With special events, changing exhibitions, family activities and a beck side location for picnics there’s something for everyone to enjoy.
The heart of Pickering's HeritageBook Here
Bringing History to LifeBook Here
Step Into Pickering's PastBook Here
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Welcome Back! Reopening
Monday 25 March
"Don't be fooled by the exterior of this building, it is like a Tardis, it holds so many interesting displays of Pickering's past and rural living, there is something for all ages and interests"
"Took you back in time, without these places the younger generation will never know what and how it was like in those days, inside blew me away, the amount of stuff that was in there worth every penny"