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Yorkshire Museum

Museum Gardens Museum Street | Museum Gardens, York YO1 7FR, England
+44 1904 687687
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Lovely Gardens.

Very well kept gardens, good photos of the ruins of St Mary Abby. Very picturesque and also has the... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
DMC120gt
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Rochester, United Kingdom
Excellent museum

This really is a fabulous museum. It’s small enough for you to cover in a couple of hours but still... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rob B
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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Discover thousands of years of York's history in one place, from prehistory to the city's medieval splendour. Walk on a genuine Roman mosaic floor, kneel at St William's shrine, see the monsters of the deep that swam when Yorkshire was beneath the...more
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Museum Gardens Museum Street | Museum Gardens, York YO1 7FR, England
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+44 1904 687687
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very well kept gardens, good photos of the ruins of St Mary Abby. Very picturesque and also has the walk next too the river.

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This really is a fabulous museum. It’s small enough for you to cover in a couple of hours but still big enough to offer the most marvellous range of exhibits from prehistory to Tudor. The star exhibits rival anything at the British Museum. A couple...More

Thank Rob B
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Popped in to see the museum as it was included on the York Pass. Wouldn’t bother if you only have a day in York. Some interesting exhibits and glad we saw it but it’s not a must-see.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It had a bit of everything and the building looked amazing with the original abbey walls inside too. However it wasn’t free like we assumed and it had something missing to lift it to amazing levels. It had a bit of Romans, bit of dinosaurs,...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

"Does exactly what it says on the tin" Gives a fascinating look into the past of Yorkshire from prehistoric to the near present day

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Paid £7.50 for admission, although most museums I’ve visited are free and ask for donations!! It boasted a dinosaur section, this was in fact 2 skeletons and mainly fossils. I’ve recently visited 4 museums in Hull that were all free, they were much better, one...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Love museum,.have seen better though,and other museums were free entry,so disappointed with the large entry fee,donations would be better.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Yorkshire Museum has quite a random collection of things, some of which is very interesting, there wasn't a lot of specific information or general excitement; it almost had the feel of a gallery whilst wandering around. If you have a YMT card, it's worth...More

Thank Meg B
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came here during Easter for the Dino exhibition. Which was great. Can't believe we saw real fossils! Think I was more impressed than my 5 year old! There was also some other exhibitions on which were really interesting too about history and York's history...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great place and lots to see. Lovely gift shop to cater for all. Lovely gardens and surroundings. Will definitely go again

Thank Lisa G
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lesBew
15 April 2018|
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Response from bhunjan | Reviewed this property |
Very little, honestly. Mostly fossils on loan from London.
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Sarah A
4 May 2017|
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Response from Serge665 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, it wasn't a very large section.
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Annette M
16 April 2017|
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