RNLI Grace Darling Museum

Radcliffe Road
Bamburgh
Northumberland
NE69 7AE
+44 01668 214910

Overview

Grace Darling was 22 years old when she risked her life in an open boat to help the survivors of the wrecked SS Forfarshire on 7 September 1838. With her father, she rowed for over a mile through raging seas to reach them. The courage that Grace and her family showed on that day is now legendary.. Grace was the media celebrity of her day. She was celebrated internationally and was showered with honours, including the RNLI's Silver Medal for Gallantry. The museum, first established in 1938, has been rebuilt and now includes the famous rescue coble, Grace's dresses, letters and family belongings and a cornucopia of commemorative ware. Her story and that of her family are retold using modern audio visual presentations and a model of Longstone. The museum offers: a learning and community room for research and events; exciting new exhibitions; access for all.

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  • Passenger liftPassenger lift
  • Wheelchair friendly
  • Child / family friendlyFamily friendly
  • Celebrity/historic connectionCelebrity/historic connection
  • Historic/arcitectural interestHistoric/architectural interest
  • IndoorsIndoors
  • Car parking availableCar parking available
  • Credit / debit cards acceptedCredit / debit cards accepted
  • Open all yearOpen all year
  • Passenger liftPassenger lift
  • Wheelchair friendly

Ticketing and entry prices for RNLI Grace Darling Museum

Type Entry for Guide price
Free
(Free entrance)
1
£0.00
per ticket

RNLI Grace Darling Museum

Radcliffe Road
Bamburgh
Northumberland
NE69 7AE
+44 01668 214910

Overview

Grace Darling was 22 years old when she risked her life in an open boat to help the survivors of the wrecked SS Forfarshire on 7 September 1838. With her father, she rowed for over a mile through raging seas to reach them. The courage that Grace and her family showed on that day is now legendary.. Grace was the media celebrity of her day. She was celebrated internationally and was showered with honours, including the RNLI's Silver Medal for Gallantry. The museum, first established in 1938, has been rebuilt and now includes the famous rescue coble, Grace's dresses, letters and family belongings and a cornucopia of commemorative ware. Her story and that of her family are retold using modern audio visual presentations and a model of Longstone. The museum offers: a learning and community room for research and events; exciting new exhibitions; access for all.

Awards

VisitEngland Attraction

VisitEngland Attraction

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Ticketing and entry prices for RNLI Grace Darling Museum

Type Entry for Guide price
Free
(Free entrance)
1
£0.00
per ticket

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