Bayle Museum

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Bayle Gate, Old Town, Bridlington
East Yorkshire
YO16 4PZ

  • General Enquiries: 01262 674308

The Bayle Museum is situtated in a monastic gatehouse over 800 years old, the gatehouse was once the entrance to Bridlington Priory which amoungst the wealthiest monasteries in Yorkshire in the fifteenth century. The Museum was founded in 1928. Today the Bayle is a Grade I Listed Building and Scheduled Ancient Monument, which makes it of great interest historically and architecturally.

Further information

Opening Hours:

Opening hours April – September Monday – Friday 11am – 4pm Closed October – March Although visits can be arranged out of season with the Museum Office.


Admission charges Adults £1.00 Children FREE (under 15 years) must be accompanied by an Adult

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Parking for coaches
  • Picnic area
  • Shop

Facilities information:

Full access to the museum is by two staircases, unfortunately due to the nature of the building we have not been able to provide full access for all.


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Guided tours
  • Information point provided
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Loan service
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Object identification and/or written enquiry service
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Touch exhibits

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