York Castle Museum
- Telephone 01904 687633
- Opening times Daily: 9.30am–5pm.
- Seasonal times Closed Dec 25 & 26 and Jan 1.
- Website www.yorkcastlemuseum.org.uk
Come and see hundreds of years of York’s history in one place – from recreated Jacobean dining rooms to infamous Victorian criminals and all the way to the space age and the swinging sixties.
There’s something for everyone this year at York Castle Museum. Our interactive galleries hold thousands of historic objects that really bring the past to life, and our new exhibitions for 2014 promise fascinating displays and innovative new ways of learning about York’s past.
Don’t forget that kids go free with a paying adult – it’s the perfect family day out.
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From Cradle To Grave
This exhibition focuses on the history of three rites of passage birth, marriage and death. Visitors can also see examples of many of the nursery and childcare items used during the last three hundred years including cradles, christening gifts and some superb christening gowns.
Thu 27 Oct
Fri 28 Oct
Sat 29 Oct
The Sixties aims to recreate the spirit of this exciting decade which saw momentous change in so many areas of public and private life. The gallery uses fascinating and iconic objects from the social history, art, fashion, military and astronomy collections to bring back the atmosphere of change which swept over the…
An exhibition of toys from yesteryear, with a teddy bear trail and play area for kids.
York Castle Prison
Come and see York Castle Prison's infamous residents and fascinating history brought to life in our special exhibition. Experience a brutal and crooked prison system and meet our most notorious prisoner: the legendary highwayman, Dick Turpin.