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Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh

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Grace Darling Museum commemorates the life of one of Victorian Britain’s greatest heroines and tells the story of how she helped rescue the survivors of a wrecked steamship. Observe the artifacts and read the accompanying information that illustrates Grace’s upbringing, her life at the lighthouse, and the events of the rescue that propelled her to fame. Watch the audio-visual representation of the rescue and look for the personal items of the Darling family on display. Children can get involved in the interactive activities on offer. Plan your visit to Grace Darling Museum and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Bamburgh route planning website.
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  • Small but informative museum. Struggled a but getting round due to its size & the need for social distancing but still good. Interesting collection of authentic memorabilia including clothes...  more »
  • I remember learning about Grace Darling when at school about 55 years ago and the story fascinated me so wanted to visit this museum during our recent holiday to Northumberland. Although small it...  more »
  • Free entry and lots of history of the RNLI and the famous rescue by Grace Darling and her father. They have the actual boat she used! The staff were very friendly and gave us a leaflet with all the other places to see in the area. Visit the RNLI Grace Darling Museum first! The kids loved it.
  • A amazing little museum to an amazingly brave "Girl" who died so young. She now represents all the very brave volunteers who save lives all around our coast. The museum and RNLI shop is well worth a visit. Then pop over the road to pay respect at Grace's grave.

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