IN PICTURES: take a look at the gems of Beck Isle museum

The wonders of a bygone rural age are brought to life at Beck Isle Museum in Pickering.

Friday, 19th April 2019, 1:09 pm
Updated Friday, 19th April 2019, 1:14 pm
Beck Isle Museum is in Pickering. It is open daily from 10am to 5pm
Beck Isle Museum is in Pickering. It is open daily from 10am to 5pm

Its exhibitions are indoors and outdoors and include stables, a chemist shop, a cobblers and a Victorian drawing room. New for this year is a display of Victorian dresses donated by local people.

Volunteer and costume specialist Michele Conway with the Victorian costume exhibits
One of the dresses in the new Victorian dress exhibition
A model of a carousel ride
Volunteer Mike Pitt views the Columbia printing press
Volunteer Liz Whitehouse in the Victorian parlour
The mantlepiece in the Victorian parlour
The Columbian printing press
On the shelves at the chemist's
A look at the cobbler's shop
Volunteer Mike Pitt at the chemists viewing some old favourites
A Corgi Green Hornet car
Inside the nursery
Inside the barber's shop
This agricultural machinery is part of the outdoor displays at the museum
Inside the bakery
Volunteer Chris Fox in the Victorian Nursery
Volunteer Shirley Pitt beating the rugs in the yard
Museum founder and volunteer Gordon Clitheroe in the bar of a bygone era