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Visitor Information


Goole Museum is located above the Goole Library, Carlisle Street, Goole, DN14 5DS The library building faces the Clock Tower roundabout, and the museum is on the first floor.

The museum is five minutes walk down Boothferry Road from the railway station, 3 minutes walk from the bus station in North Street.

View a street map of Goole Museum.

Opening times

Day Times
Tuesday - Friday
10.00am – 5pm
10.00am – 7pm
Saturday 09.00am – 4pm
Sunday and Monday Closed
Goole Museum opening times

Lunchtime closing is 12.00-12.30 (1.30-2.00pm on Wednesdays)

Closed on bank holidays including Christmas and New Year, Good Friday, Easter Sunday and Easter Monday.


Free of charge.

Car parking

Free car parking is currently available outside the Leisure Centre in North Street, or next to the Library in Estcourt Street.

Disability access

The museum itself is located on the first floor above Goole Library, but there is access by lift from the ground floor lobby. The toilet, which is suitable for wheelchair users, is next to the lift exit upstairs. There is disabled access to all areas of the museum.


Toilets are available, and there is a sales point where you can purchase souvenir Goole mugs, magnets, books and postcards. Visitors may also order copy photographs from the museum collection and photographic reproductions of the paintings. Free information sheets are available on aspects of the collections.

Activities for children

There are plenty of fun hands-on activities and a nature trail round the gallery. For very young children there is a basket of traditional toys and a floor puzzle to enjoy. More information can be found by going to the Children and Families page.

Visits from schools and community groups are welcome and there is a dedicated education room in which pupils and visitors can work with the museum collections. More information on provision for schools is available on the Goole Museum learning page.

The front of Goole Library and Museum
The museum is located on the first floor above the library
Museum-washing line
One of the permanent displays at the museum

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