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short guide to the Grace Darling Museum by Royal National Life-boat Institution.

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Published by Royal National Lifeboat Institution in Dorset .
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  • Darling, Grace.,
  • Grace Darling Museum.

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StatementRoyal National Lifeboat Institution.
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About the museum The Grace Darling Museum guides you through Grace’s upbringing and life in the lighthouse, the events of the rescue that propelled her into the limelight and her status as a national heroine. Learn about Grace’s story through her personal items, including letters, family portraits and the famous coble used in the rescue. I remember learning about Grace Darling when at school about 55 years ago and the story fascinated me so wanted to visit this museum during our recent holiday to Northumberland. Although small it holds a lot of information about the Darling family and the amazing rescue of passengers and crew from the SS Forfarshire in /5(). Grace Darling Museum, Bamburgh: Hours, Address, Grace Darling Museum Reviews: /5 there are no tours or activities available to book online for the date(s) you selected. Please choose a different date. Grace Darling Museum. Reviews #4 life at that time especially living on an island - and a terrific short film explaining the /5(). Travel Guide Grace Darling. Grace Horsley Darling (24 November – 20 October ) was an English lighthouse keeper’s daughter,who is now famous for having rowed a boat out to the shipwrecked Forfarshire in She wanted to see if she could help rescue them.

Visited the old museum many years ago, but the new museum is well worth a visit with lots of informative exhibits that showed what a true heroine Grace Darling was. Read more Date of / TripAdvisor reviews.   The Story of Grace Darling The story of Grace Darling has captured imaginations for over a hundred years. Grace was an ordinary young woman who was boldly and unequivocally labelled a ‘heroine’ after the events of a stormy night in The RNLI Grace Darling Museum tells the incredible story of this fearless young woman who became a reluctant celebrity. Explore Grace's upbringing and life in the lighthouse, the events of the rescue that propelled her into the limelight and her status as a national heroine.   The story of Grace Darling and her daring rescue of survivors from the shipwrecked Forfarshire in is told in this beautiful illustrated book. The daughter if a lighthouse keeper the story of Grace can also be discovered at the Grace Darling museum in Bamburgh.

Grace Darling was the daughter of William Darling, a lighthouse keeper. In those days most girls worked in the home, but Grace was unusual – when she grew up she worked with her father instead. The family went to live in the Longstone Lighthouse, off the coast of Northumberland, and Grace helped her father guard and maintain the light. The RNLI Grace Darling Museum, founded in , tells the story of a young girl who risked her life to rescue others from certain death in a terrible storm. Great museum about Grace Darling. It's a small museum with two downstairs areas telling the story of the Darling family with interactive activities for children. Upstairs has an exhibition explaining the history of the RNLI. There is a small shop at the entrance and a lift to access the upper floors. The museum is free of charge but donations.   Grace Darling Museum: Short, interesting visit - See traveler reviews, candid photos, and great deals for Bamburgh, UK, at Tripadvisor TripAdvisor reviews.