Overview & description

Discover hundreds of years of York’s social history in one place – from a recreated Victorian street to Dick Turpin’s prison cell and a cutting-edge costume collection to York’s delicious history of chocolate.

Our galleries hold thousands of historic objects that bring the past to life through fascinating displays and immersive experiences.

Don’t forget that kids go FREE with a paying adult – it’s the perfect family day out!

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Type Price
Access Day Ticket £5.00
Adult £10.00
Under 16s £0.00
YMT Card Holder FREE
YMT Card £22 / £20 with Direct Debit
York Resident YMT Card £11 / £10 with Direct Debit
Access YMT Card £11 / £10 with Direct Debit
York Resident Access YMT Card FREE


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