RNLI Grace Darling Museum

Radcliffe Road
Bamburgh
Northumberland
NE69 7AE

+44 01668 214910

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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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tripadvisor
12/06/2019

Great family visit


thegirl2016, Edinburgh, United Kingdom
Great way to spend a wet morning in Bamburgh! We went with three adults, a baby and a 3 year old and stayed just over an hour. Had a great time, our little girl didn't want to leave. Some nice interactive exhibits and films. Only negative is that we could see a school group having fun dressing up in the room upstairs, and it was a shame we couldn't join in!
tripadvisor
11/06/2019

Well worth a visit


pamw398, Portsmouth, United Kingdom
Very interesting museum and some lovely RNLI gifts.Grace Darling story is quite amazing .It is a lovely building and easy to follow.It is not on the Main Street but opposite the Church .
tripadvisor
10/06/2019

Lovely memory to a heroine


Yoakley123gardener,
Lovely museum to the memory of a north east legend. Wonderful glass cabinets, full of memorabilia of graces and family. Great audio and visual display above the actual boat used in the rescue from the farne. Lovely friendly staff. Pop over the road to the churchyard and see her grave. Free admission to the museum, well worth a donation.
tripadvisor
02/06/2019

Lovely museum


JoanneA835, Bridlington, United Kingdom
Very interesting hearing the story of Grace Darling. Lovely museum. Definitely worth a visit. Great film & lots of interesting information & facts.
tripadvisor
26/05/2019

Stunning 'viewing deck'


Quest802903, Leicester, United Kingdom
Not a stuffy museum in any way, loved the buildings design & it was interesting to learn about Grace Darling & the RLNI. High quality gifts all in aid of the charity. Smashing little place free entry.
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URL: http://www.rnli.org.uk/gracedarling


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