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The Scarborough Fair Collection

Stone Pit Lane | Flower of May Holiday Park, Scarborough YO11 3NU, England
+44 1723 586698
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Reviewed 2 days ago
MartG970
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United Kingdom
A surprising little gem

We came across this collection almost accident having seen an advert in a brochure. Having just... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
David P
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Southport, United Kingdom
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The Scarborough Fair Collection hosts a magnificent working collection of Vintage Cars, Steam Engines, Vintage Fairground Rides and Mechanical Organs topped off with a 2 'Mighty' Wurlitzer Organs in our spacious ballroom. We host tea dances every Wednesday afternoon and Michael Lester playing the "Mighty" Wurlitzer every Thursday afternoon.Our unique venue is also available for private hire and wedding receptions. We have special events throughout the year and a Christmas Spectacular Show
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Stone Pit Lane | Flower of May Holiday Park, Scarborough YO11 3NU, England
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+44 1723 586698
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"fairground organs"
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"vintage cars"
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"ghost train"
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"tea dance"
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"traction engines"
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"free ride"
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"wurlitzer organ"
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"penny arcade"
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"fair rides"
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"cake walk"
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"merry go round"
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"galloping horses"
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"all ages"
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"rainy day"
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"working order"
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Reviewed 2 days ago

We were really looking forward to this from website descriptions and other reviews but left disappointed. Yes, there was a carousel running for few minutes on the hour, a Waltzer the same on the half hour, and dodgem cars, but these cost an additional £1...More

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Reviewed 3 days ago

We came across this collection almost accident having seen an advert in a brochure. Having just recently driven past the place we decided to stop and take a look and were very pleased we did. The large purpose built building houses two different collections. On...More

Thank David P
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We visited at opening time. The staff were great getting all the big organs working, showing us how they worked and explaining about restoration and maintenance too. Good selection of vintage motorbikes, cars, trucks and tractors. Old penny games to play and old rides priced...More

Thank Helen J
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Reviewed 4 days ago

Great visit to The Scarborough Fair Collection as we were renting a cottage out in Scarborough. Very cheap and good arcade machines and rides. A lot of show cars and classic cars. My favourite was the Ghost Train. Very organised and had a dancing room...More

Thank Olly H
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a gem. This venue has been open for ages and I have heard of its existence but never took the time to visit. I will certainly recommend visiting here to any locals and to holiday visitors. Beautifully presented vintage cars, motorbikes, fairground rides and...More

Thank Colette T
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Decided to take a trip as it was local to our caravan park and after seeing the reviews it sparked interest with family. The museum itself is spacious and contains lots of good & varied examples of old fairground rides , street organs and classic...More

Thank decry
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A great place for all the family. There was a tea dance for the older generation to enjoy with a great cafe. The fairground rides were so much fun and surprising because of their age. My little boy enjoyed the old vehicles and the cakes...More

Thank Fiona T
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Was not expecting to find such hidden treasures and have such and incredible time. We went on a Saturday at 12 to look at the classic cars, trucks, buses and bikes...couldnt believe the fairground rides available. Vintage rides for a pound, carousel, dogems, cake walk...More

Thank Alison L
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Accidentally stumbled across this museum when looking for things to see and do in Scarborough. It’s definitely worth a trip and you even get to go on some of the old rides. The staff are so helpful and on hand to answer questions and are...More

Thank jameshS5469XT
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We had a fun couple of hours here today. The rides are good old fashioned fun. The collection of cars and vehicles are lovely to see. You can get up close to everything. You can buy old pennies and play in the penny arcade!! You...More

Thank Sara S
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juandcags
9 August 2018|
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Response from Nicky S | Property representative |
Hi, no only assistance dogs are allowed in the museum.
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Kimberly E
24 July 2018|
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Response from Nicky S | Property representative |
Adults £7-50 Seniors £6-50 Children £5 Family Ticket- 2 Adults and up to 4 children £22
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Nicola J
11 April 2018|
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Response from Nicky S | Property representative |
Hi Nicola, there are a few rides in the museum, but they are not always all operational. It's a museum first and foremost with the bonus of potentially being able to ride some of the rides.
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