Richard III Experience

Museum/Heritage/Gallery/Visitor Centre


Find out about his early life as his brother, Edward IV struggled for the throne of England with Henry VI; see arms and armour from his reign and enjoy multimedia presentations about the key battles of the Wars of the Roses.

Children can get involved in our special medieval camp featuring the gruesome bits Richard’s history provided by ‘Horrible Histories’ author, Terry Deary.

Monk Bar is one of four major fortified gateways on York’s city walls. It was built in several stages, beginning in the early 14th century, when the threat from a hostile Scotland was particularly great. Its top storey was added in 1484 during the reign of Richard III.

April to October: 10am to 5pm

November to March: 10am to 4pm


Type Price
Adult £5.00
Child £3.00
Concession £3.50
Family of 4 £14.00
Family of 5 £14.50

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