Whilst sunny days may be best spent on the beautiful beaches of Bridlington, here is a run-down of some of the best museums in the area for when the clouds return! Whether you’re interested in ancient history or modern art, there is something for everyone in this delightful coastal town:
1. Bondville Model Village
The model village is an adorable must-see that will delight the entire family. There is great attention to detail throughout the attraction, and a quiz available to make sure you don’t miss out on any of the delightful details. There is also a tearoom on the site, so you can enjoy an afternoon tea while looking over Bondville Village.
2. Bayle Museum
If you’re looking to learn more about the fascinating history of Bridlington, look no further than the Bayle Museum. The museum includes life size figures and interactive games, so children and adults alike will delight in the exhibitions housed within this Grade I listed scheduled monument.
3. Bridlington Harbour Heritage Museum
Located on the harbour and run entirely by volunteers, the Heritage Museum contains multiple multi-media displays that highlight the history of the town, and change on a regular basis.
4. Richard Burton Art Centre
Taking inspiration from the beautiful scenery of the Yorkshire Coast, the professional artist Richard Burton creates watercolour and oil paintings (among other mediums) to showcase the wonderful natural environment around him. The Art Centre displays a wide range of original prints, paintings and photographs, as well as a large selection of locally produced crafts and pottery.
5. Rudston Heritage Centre
Just a short drive from Bridlington is the Rudston Heritage Centre, which is dedicated to informing people about the history of the village of Rudston. One of the best displays is a 3D model of the village, which includes LED lights to show key locations in the history of Rudston.
6. Bridlington Contemporary Art Gallery
A hidden artistic gem located in the heart of Bridlington and run entirely by volunteers. The gallery hosts regular events with talented artists, and displays fantastic modern art pieces that are not to be missed.
Bridlington Holiday Cottages make a great base from which to explore these brilliant museums. Get in touch with us today to find out more about booking your stay!