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York Castle Museum

Regimental Museum 3 Tower Street | Eye of York, York YO1 9RY, England
+44 1904 687687
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Worth the entrance fee

I thought the entry fee a bit steep, especially after the free entrance at the Railway Museum, and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Welltravelled56
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Cambridge
Christmas at the York Castle Museum - and much more

The Victorian Street gives a great sense of "Christmas past" and the shop window displays reflect... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
dodo609
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Warwickshire, United Kingdom
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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%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Regimental Museum 3 Tower Street | Eye of York, York YO1 9RY, England
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Reviewed yesterday

I thought the entry fee a bit steep, especially after the free entrance at the Railway Museum, and the fact that there are no concessions to be had. Very odd these days. Most of it is very interesting, especially the classic exhibits in the old...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago

The Victorian Street gives a great sense of "Christmas past" and the shop window displays reflect the "must have" items on Christmas wish lists. We've visited several times over the last few years and always find something new to see. The Sixties exhibition brought back...More

Thank dodo609
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

A very reasonable entry fee of £9 (option to donate gift aid) considering the 2 hours we spent there. It's beautifully laid out with a Victorian cobble street you can wander round. It also takes you through more modern history like the swinging sixties and...More

Thank Mandy K
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A pleasant visit in from the cold. Staff were rather abrupt when I chose not to pay a gift aid donation on top of my ticket price. Well worth a visit.

Thank Zak C
Reviewed 3 days ago

I first visited as a child over 40 years ago, we then visited when we lived in York 20 odd years ago and now we have been back. This is a fascinating venue with many interesting exhibits and a real sense of love for history....More

Thank John A
Reviewed 4 days ago

Best museum we have visited. So many things to see so we spent hours there. The Victorian Street was our favourite part and we sat in on the talk which was very informative. It cost £10 but well worth the money.

Thank paulina b
Reviewed 4 days ago

Great place, lots of information to read, pictures and videos. Lots of interactive things for kids and school parties to do. Need about 3 hours minimum to take it all in! Would definitely go again

Thank Supersusan72
Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited York for 3 nights on a family Christmas weekend. We went to the museum with my 3 year old daughter. She has a disability that affects her ability to walk great distances. Upon arrival I merely asked if there was a lot of...More

Thank LeanneMace
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Me and my other half visited York for the weekend and we visited this museum almost on a whim as we had some time to fill. I am so glad we did as it’s a fantastic museum! The living history Victorian Streets, war trenches, rooms...More

Thank Amy G
Reviewed 5 days ago

Expected to visit for a couple of hours but spent most of the day as there was so much to see. Something to interest everyone with so many great sections that it is impossible to single out any one part as best. The cafe was...More

Thank msf78
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Zuraini J
21 September 2017|
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Response from Mike_Lacey81 | Reviewed this property |
You can park about 100 meters from the Museum. Not cheap, though.
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cdwarren
16 September 2017|
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Response from Mike_Lacey81 | Reviewed this property |
No - but you can buy an annual ticket for not very much more.
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cdwarren
16 September 2017|
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Response from swampduck22 | Reviewed this property |
There isn't a seniors discount at the York Castle Museum but because my Grand daughter went in for free the £10.00 seemed very reasonable to me, we spent a good 2 hours in there with lots to see and interact with, good value... More
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