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Famous for its collections of costume, textiles, military and social history, York Castle Museum brings history back to life. Wander through the Victorian streets, venture into the prison cell of notorious highwayman Dick Turpin and discover what...more
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I was so impressed with the scale on content of this Museum. It includes the old cells and execution area along with a mock up of a Victorian street with staff in costumes answering questions in the different shops. There is an excellent range of...More
Visited today with young children and they loved learning about the war and how life used to be. The interactive elements were really well thought out and the staff were helpful without being intrusive.
A visit to the sixties section and the prisons is a...More
Visited here while in York. Top tip if you plan on doing the dungeons 2 visits here first and they give you a leaflet for a heavily discounted entry to the dungeons.
Price is £11 per adult and children are free.
I noticed on the...More
Great visit to the museum. Been many times before and always venture back.
Very educational and lots to see and talk about.
Takes a good two hours to venture round.
One gripe though. It's not really disabled friendly as my sister struggled with many of...More
During a family holiday to York, went to the York Castle Museum. The whole family had a great time.
Take a trip down memory lane by seeing a reconstructed York Street from centuries ago. You can also see reconstructed living rooms and houses from old...More
We had a fantastic time visiting this museum, so much to see and do. From the toy display, Kirkgate, the World War 1 display to the prison there is a vast and varied collection of artefacts for all ages to view, finished off by a...More
Have visited this museum many times over the years and it never fails to fascinate. The room displays allow a snapshot of life in different times and I love the victorian Street. This time the Westwood shoes exhibition brought a new twist and too the...More