- Richmondshire Museum
The Richmondshire Museum is a
museumlocated in Richmond in North Yorkshire, England.
The Museum Trust was founded in 1974 by the Soroptimists of Richmond and the Dales; the Museum opened in 1978 in a former joiner's workshop, and has expanded its collections ever since.
The Museum incorporates a reconstructed cruck house, which contains a fascinating collection of domestic bygones. There is a Leadmining Gallery, which details the industry which flourished in Swaledale and the North Yorkshire dales until the end of the nineteenth century. The Transport Gallery has a fine model of Richmond Railway Station. Another room contains the Herriot Set from the BBC's "
All Creatures Great and Small", and Barker's Chemist's Shop. The Wenham Gallery covers the history of Richmond and district, and contains a former village Post Office from Grinton, just up the dale. In 2008 the Museum opened a recreation of the Richmond grocer's shop where the founder of the Fenwick department store chain began his working life.
* [http://www.richmondshiremuseum.org/ Museum website]
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