Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh

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Grace Darling Museum commemorates the life of one of Victorian Britain’s greatest heroines and tells the story of how she helped rescue the survivors of a wrecked steamship. Observe the artifacts and read the accompanying information that illustrates Grace’s upbringing, her life at the lighthouse, and the events of the rescue that propelled her to fame. Watch the audio-visual representation of the rescue and look for the personal items of the Darling family on display. Children can get involved in the interactive activities on offer. Plan your visit to Grace Darling Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bamburgh route planning website .
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  • Lovely little 2 roomed museum with the original boat to see. A quick video showing how life guards work. Lots of interesting artefacts to show Grace and her family's lifestyle. A large model lighthous...  more »
  • We popped in here on our last morning in Bamburgh. Friendly and knowledgeable volunteers. Modern, fresh museum which tells the tale of Grace Darling - lighthouse keeper's daughter. Fantastic view from...  more »
  • Small but spot on . Clean and well set out . Staff are great , really friendly . There is loads of interesting stuff and the short video is definitely worth watching . Upstairs . Great views and good ...  more »
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  • Excellent displays lots of information laid out in an interesting format. Seeing the boat Grace Darling used was fascinating. How a young woman kept her nerve is phenomenal. The volunteers at the museum were extremely helpful and knowledgeable. Great way to spend an hour.
  • Really good! Free admission, very informative with a well-presented range of artifacts, text and interactive buttons and lights. Parking limited.
  • Excellent visual displays. Very moving and informative, gift good with not overly expensive choice of gifts!!
  • A real gem of a museum, really well presented and with fantastic staff.
  • Interesting museum that gives a lot of information about grace darling and her family

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