Museums and galleries

On 1 April the single new council for North Yorkshire launched replacing Scarborough Borough Council and other local authorites in North Yorkshire.

To find your Councillor or to view minutes, meetings and agendas please visit the North Yorkshire Council website.

Information about events or exhibitions organised at museums within the local authority area.

Visit the Scarborough Museums Trust website for further information.


Information about collections on display in local museums. Collections may be of local or national interest and maybe permanently on display within local museums or available for a limited period of time.


Scarborough Museums Trust organises a lively programme of changing exhibitions.  Many of the exhibitions are made possible through the generous loans of private individuals, and other local authority and national museums.  Please contact the appropriate curator if you have an object which would be suitable for temporary display in a specific exhibition or may enhance displays of the permanent collections.

Donations and bequests

If you would like to donate an object to Scarborough Museums Trust or bequest an item in your Will, please contact the Curator of Museums or the Curator of Art for further details.