The Royal Pump House Museum, Harrogate

Visited on 31st March 2016

The Royal Pump House.

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Address: Crown Place, Harrogate, North Yorkshire HR1 2SA.

Telephone – 01423 556188

Website: http://www.harrogate.gov.uk/musm/Pages/RoyalPumpRoomMuseum.aspx

Opening Hours: 15375895859

Monday to Saturday 10.30am-4pm

Sundays 2-4pm

Admission charge applies: Adult £3.85; Concession/NUS £2.75; Child £2.25; Family (2 adults and up to 3 children) £10.50. Group rates on application.

The Egyptian Collection:

Most of the collection came from Benjamin or ‘Benny’ Kent, a farmer from Tatefield Hall in Beckwithshaw on the outskirts of Harrogate. Among the collection is a 26th Dynasty sarcophagus.

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Above is a painted wooden coffin, which belonged to a male priest of the god Amun, and is from Thebes c1000BC.

Full details at: http://www.cornucopia.org.uk/html/search/verb/GetRecord/1168

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