Yorkshire Museum

Yorkshire Museum
York Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR
  • Telephone 01904 687687
  • Opening times Daily: 10am–5pm.
  • Seasonal times Closed Dec 25 & 26 and Jan 1.
  • Admission Adults £7.50; Access Ticket £4; children free (max 4 children per adult).
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  • Website www.yorkshiremuseum.org.uk

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Yorkshire Museum

Housing some of the finest collections of archaeological and geological finds in Europe, the Yorkshire Museum is the ideal first port of call for any trip to York. From prehistory to the city's medieval splendour, see the whole story in our fantastic galleries.

Walk on a genuine Roman mosaic floor, kneel at St William's medieval shrine, see the monsters of the deep that swam when Yorkshire was beneath the sea – and all in the heart of the city.

Finally, immerse yourself in the story of England's other capital, all brought to life with the latest digital technology in a spectacular film show in our auditorium.

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Capital Of The North

In the medieval kingdoms of Britain, the north was ruled from York. Anglian kings were baptised in its churches, Viking warriors plotted their southern raids and the Normans cruelly stamped their authority on the masses. From the ravages of war the city went on to flourish in a golden age of innovation, religion and…

Sun 4 Dec

Included in admission price / 01904 687687

Mon 5 Dec

Included in admission price / 01904 687687

Tue 6 Dec

Included in admission price / 01904 687687

…and 23 more dates until 31 Dec


  • 3 stars
  • 2003
  • US
  • 96 min
  • PG
  • Directed by: Jon Favreau
  • Written by: David Berenbaum
  • Cast: Will Ferrell, Bob Newhart, Ed Asner, James Caan, Zooey Deschanel, Mary Steenburgen

Buddy (Ferrell) is a big Elf who, though accepted in his Elvish community at the North Pole, manages to wreak havoc on a daily basis. Fed up and confused by his charge, Papa Elf (Bob Newhart) sends him to the US in search of his true identity. Hilarious and puerile Yuletide comedy from the star of Swingers.

Fri 9 Dec

£15 / 01904 687687

Your ticket includes the entry into the film and a festive finger buffet and a glass of mulled cider! Christmas jumpers, elf ears and all festive dress encouraged.

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