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Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life
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Beck Isle Museum
Established 1967 (1967)
Location Pickering, North Yorkshire, England
Accreditation Arts Council England (AN:1359)
Collection size 60,000 objects
Public transit access Pickering (NYMR)
Listed Building – Grade II
Designated 12 May 1969
Reference no. 1315853
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Beck Isle Museum of Rural Life is a social history museum in Pickering, North Yorkshire, England. The museum features period business displays including the shops of a barber, blacksmith, chemist, cobbler, cooper, printer, gentleman's draper, dairy and hardware store. There is also a Victorian-era pub and parlour, and a historic costume gallery.

The large collections it holds are housed in a fine regency period Grade II* listed mansion with farm outbuildings. Among the collections are the photography and photographic equipment of Sydney Smith, noted photographer of Pickering. The images from the collection number several thousand, quite a number are on display throughout the museum. Most of the images date from the 1920s to the late 1940s and are of Pickering and the surrounding villages, events and local people.

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