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York Castle Museum

Regimental Museum 3 Tower Street | Eye of York, York YO1 9SB, England
+44 1904 687687
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History comes alive

So much information and history. Loved the old street including shops, with sights, sounds and even... read more

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Helen P
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Make plenty of time for this one.

This was a maze of rooms, interesting memorabilia and very interesting artifacts with lifelike... read more

Reviewed yesterday
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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 life was like on the front line in the First World War. There's something for everyone at York Castle Museum.
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  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Regimental Museum 3 Tower Street | Eye of York, York YO1 9SB, England
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+44 1904 687687
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

So much information and history. Loved the old street including shops, with sights, sounds and even smells!

Thank Helen P
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Reviewed yesterday

This was a maze of rooms, interesting memorabilia and very interesting artifacts with lifelike re-enactment settings in the prison. Ensure you leave a full day for this attraction.

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Reviewed yesterday

This museum is huge! Something different around every corner. Victorian streets, War trenches, fashion, the 60's, the prison such a varied mix and well presented. Spent hours looking around everything. The Victorian streets really are the jewel. They include shops that you can explore, little...More

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Reviewed yesterday

This is a great place - not stuffy and dry like some museum's, you feeling like you're moving through it as opposed to looking at it. Several different themes to it, really enjoyed seeing some childhood toys on display. The recreated street scenes are very...More

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Reviewed yesterday

Great museum. Friendly staff. So much to see. Great for all ages. Highlight is the Victorian street, really gives a sense of what it would have been like back then. Can buy some sweets from the sweet shop on the street which is lovely to...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Allow a good couple of hours for a visit to the castle museum! There is two sides to it and lots to look at and covers a history of York really well. If you have the time to visit I highly recommend it. One of...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

In York and went to see the Castle Museum. The contrasts between the current and recent past was a bit a recent history. There is off course a historic street to browse through and the people there had were well informed and helped to fill...More

Thank ochil4
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My 10 year old son loved this place. The exhibits are really interesting and we had a lovely morning there. The jail part is a bit spooky!

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Reviewed 2 days ago

A fantastic museum with things to see for all ages and for an entry fee of £10 - a bargain. We were there for around 2 1/2 hours and could easily have spent more time there. Well worth a visit.

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Reviewed 4 days ago

You do have to pay to enter this museum but it is well worth it. Many fascinating displays including the old jail. The Victorian street recreation is superb and quite extensive. Certainly one of the best museums we have ever visited.

Thank Foxtrot10
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ialambert
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Sorry don't know the answer to this and don't recall seeing it when we were there last year
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Zuraini J
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Response from Ron P | Reviewed this property |
Large carpark next to river next to Abbey guesthouse or bay horse pub
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No - but you can buy an annual ticket for not very much more.
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