Meet Dick Turpin!




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Highwayman Dick Turpin, was held in the prison buildings which now house York Castle Museum for the last six months of his life, and would have spent his last few hours alive in the Condemned Cell. Although known as a highwayman and a robber, he was sentenced to death for horse stealing and was hanged at York’s Knavesmire. On certain weekends throughout February and March; Turpin, alias actor Gary Goldthorpe, will be in the spooky cell telling families about his exploits.

Saturday 8th and Sunday 9th February
Saturday 29th Feb and Sunday 1st March
Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th March

Timings for each day are:
11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm

No need to book, just drop-in.
Admission applies.

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08/02/2020 - 15/03/2020

Opening Hours

Sun 09:30 17:00
Mon 09:30 17:00
Tue 09:30 17:00
Wed 09:30 17:00
Thu 09:30 17:00
Fri 09:30 17:00
Sat 09:30 17:00

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