Royal Pump Room Museum


Telling the tale of Harrogate's spa history with treatment beds and baths, a visit to see the sulphur well and archive footage of people taking peath baths, hydrotherapy and drinking at the Royal Pump Room.
Discover the town's connection to Russian royalty, Charles Dickens and Agatha Christie.

Explore Ancient Egypt and see bicycles, toys and clothes from the past. There's lots of hands-on activities for families.
Housed in the splendid Royal Pump Room, the site of Europe's strongest sulphur well, the museum tells the intriguing story of how Harrogate became a spa town. Experience the Harrogate water and discover stories of Russian royalty and disappearing crime writers!


Contact Information

Crown Place
  01423 556188
  Visit the Royal Pump Room Museum website

Useful Information

Disabled access : Level access throughout and automated swing doors at entrance. Toilet facilities for disabled users. Equipped with hearing induction loop. Large print and braille leaflets available
Opening Times : Monday - Saturday 10.30am - 5pm, Sunday 2pm - 5pm (closes 4pm November to March),

Admission Prices : £3.95 adults, £2.85 concessions, £2.30 children. £11 family ticket (2+3) and £18.20 for annual season ticket including Knaresborough Castle and Museum.

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