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Collection Summary

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Maritime Collection
One particularly significant item is a boat built in 1920, used as the Hacking Ferry from 1929-1938.
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Location Details

Clitheroe Castle Museum
Castle Hill Clitheroe BB7 1BA
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01200 424568
01200 424568 
Building Information
Remains of the original Clitheroe Castle can be seen, although the museum is housed in a later building.
Collections Overview
The collections aim to respresent the history of Clitheroe and Ribble Valley area from the earliest times to the present day. There is a large collection of local material relating to social and working life of the 18th-20th century, including photographs and ephemera, together with local paintings and other art, local natural history specimens and geology of the Ribble Valley area with several important specimens. The museum also draw on collections of Lancashire County Museum Service for domestic material, items from local trades, archaeology and natural science together with civic material from Clitheroe Town Council.
Display Overview
Permanent displays and room settings, with sound tracks. The displays are enhanced by material from Lancashire County Museum, particularly geology, the displays of fauna of the Ribble Valley and the surrounding moorland and domestic and working life settings (kitchen, cobbler's shop and printing shop). There are also guided tours available to study the local geology.
Star Objects
One particularly significant item is a boat built in 1920, used as the Hacking Ferry from 1929-1938.
For details of other collections held at the same location: See the location record

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