RNLI Lifeboat museum, Whitby

(4.6/5 based on 320+ reviews on the web)
RNLI Lifeboat museum is located in Whitby. Take a look at our Whitby trip builder to schedule your visit to RNLI Lifeboat museum and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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TripAdvisor
  • Interesting place, shows you the history and examples of the RLNI in action. Pictures of people and actions from the past, really interesting.  more »
  • This small museum is well worth a visit. It has a lot of information, full of interesting artefacts, newspaper clippings , models etc I left with a overwhelming feeling about how brave these people we...  more »
  • The exhibits were lovingly crafted depictions of real rescues and events. I had a great conversation with the staff member manning the shop, his passion was inspiring! I spent lots of money here!  more »
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  • Lovely to see the old lifeboat as well as the modern lifeboat. Very nice models showing historic events regarding the Whitby lifeboats and crew. Really interesting museum and well worth a visit.
  • Interesting information throughout and shows the evolution of the RNLI and the great risks they undertake daily
  • Very small but packed with interesting displays
  • Really interesting history, and contributes to keeping the lifeboat afloat and saving lives today
  • Very intresting place