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Millennium logo The time travel experience of a lifetime
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 1000 year time line  About the Millennium  Schools Package  History Book
 From the moment you enter the 1930's railway station the time clock is racing backwards. Alight from the train and you'll begin by discovering the ancient Viking settlement of SKARTHABORG and the legend that gave it a name.
 
  You'll press on through the mists of time to the Norman Castle. Eavesdrop on Edward I as he schemes with James of St George, his Master Mason, to rebuild the ruins of Scarborough castle into one of the most impregnable fortresses in his kingdom.

 You'll witness the growth of Scarborough as a medieval port. Learn the secrets of the Spa, whose healing powers enticed the rich from far and wide.

 Next you'll be plunged into conflict.1645. Civil War. Scarborough is under siege as the Roundheads bombard the beleagured castle garrison with the largest cannon in the kingdom.

 Exhausted? Don't worry, you've still 300 years to catch your breath. Ahead of you lies the coming of rail, the Victorian Promenade and the shocking practice of sea bathing!! Scarborough was the UK's first seaside resort.

 But watch out, there's the awesome destruction of the German naval bombardment of 1914 before you can savour all the traditional magic of the Great British seaside.

 Inspired by the concept, leading playwright and local figure Alan Ayckbourn contributed to the colourful scripts that imbue the storytelling with conviction and character, bringing you closer to history than you'd ever imagined.

 

By employing an innovative mix of sound, vision and the model makers' art, Millennium interprets local history in a refreshing new way that both children and adults can enjoy.
 
1000 year time line About the Millennium Children's competition History Book
1000 year time line  About the Millennium  Schools Package  History Book

Opening hours
Open 7 days a week, all year round. Whitsuntide-September 10am to 10pm.
Off-season closing time varies - please call for details (Closed Christmas Day).
Last admission one hour before closing.

 Special package for schools
Apart from the privileged group discounts, you can take advantage of our specially prepared comprehensive Work Pack designed specifically to align with the National Curriculum.

 Exclusive group tours
We are delighted to offer an advanced booking service to accommodate exclusive group tours throughout the year.

 

 
Scarborough's premier visitor attraction
Voted Best Visitor Attraction and Best Newcomer to Tourism

 Harbourside, Scarborough, North Yorkshire YO11 1PG
Telephone: 01723 501000, Fax: 01723 365272
E-mail: [email protected]uk

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