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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  • August 21, 2017
    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 »
  • August 19, 2017
    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 »
  • August 18, 2017
    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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  • Small, informative, hands on for the kids. Great views and some good ideas for places of interest relating to Grace Darling to visit in Bamburgh.
  • Very interesting museum. No public toilets though? There are public toilets close by but they are up the street and on the other side of the road. My husband is disabled so it wasn't easy. Why install a brand new wheelchair lift within the building without a disabled toilet. Very disappointing.
  • Small is better! This museum tells the story of Grace Darling, with exhibits from her life, her famous rescue and features the coble that was used by her nearly 200 years ago. Located in a beautiful village with the incredible castle just a few hundred yards away.
  • Really good exhibit and friendly staff.
  • Very friendly staff and informative visit

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