Overview & description

Come and see hundreds of years of York’s history in one place - wander through Victorian streets, be reunited with your favourite childhood toys, experience life in First World War trench and then venture into the actual Prison Cells that once held notorious highwayman Dick Turpin.

There’s something for everyone at York Castle Museum. Our interactive galleries hold thousands of historic objects that really bring history to life and 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.

New for  April 2017 - Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past - Delve into the delicious history of some of the world’s most iconic chocolates and sweets as York Castle Museum takes you on a chocolatey tour of sweets galore.

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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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