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Museum Gardens

Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR, England
+44 1904 629745
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The Yorkshire Museum, home to some of the richest archaeological finds in Europe, is set amidst its own Gardens, which offer picnic areas and scenic walkways.
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Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR, England
+44 1904 629745
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Was a great day in the sun and this place was a very nice setting to sit and soak in the sun. very nice atmosphere

Thank xuchan36
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Some interesting plants, well kept, views of the river and the fab St. mary's Abbey is in the grounds plus Roman remains (part of the city walls). Nice place to sit on a warm day, away from the hustle and bustle

Thank traveller1926
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think I have the right garden here by the Yorkshire Museum with the ruined Abbey. The Museum contains a lot of ancient artefacts I was told by our walk guide. The gardens are beautiful and tranquil with a little sit down coffee shop. Interesting...More

Thank DAVIDMS20050
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was the first place we visited when we got off the Park & Ride bus. The garden is well kept and we enjoyed being able to wander around the ruined abbey. Thank you City of York.

Thank lakegirl48
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely spot on a sunny day! We rambled for a couple of hours, relaxing in beautiful gardens in the warm sunshine. And then a short stroll along the river to The Star Inn the City for a very pleasant snack lunch sitting outdoors....More

Thank blaenboy1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to visit on a sunny day to get away from the hustle and bustle of York. Lots and lots of birds!!!

Thank PeterDCanada
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This interesting feature has now been completed, with the types of stones that make up the main details of the Geological Map being used to create a border to 2 new flower beds. Seeing the mosaic Map when it's wet really brings out the colours,...More

Thank MedEngland
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go see....Beautiful riverside gardens, amazing trees, flowers etc...such a lovely relaxing place to chill for a while

Thank Gail C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

This was a lovely area to wander around as well as a great place to have a picnic lunch or just a rest. There is nice path weaving around, lots of benches as well as a children's play area.

Thank kbulney
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Free to enter, a nice way to chill out while on your visit to York. Very clean park area with an very old ruins of buildings, which was partly fenced off for safety. Snacks available from a horse box stall but it was closed when...More

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Alicia K
19 December 2016|
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Response from debsnbob | Reviewed this property |
In the museum there is a lift to all floors and disabled toilets in the basement. There is a ramp leading to the entrance and there are ramps all around the gardens plus lots of benches to sit on and watch the world go by... More
Nat S
21 June 2016|
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Response from RariiShy | Reviewed this property |
The gardens are free to enter however Im sure the museum has a small fee to enter it :)
Chloe T
29 April 2015|
Response from John H |
From Bootham turn into Marygate and turn right just before the Bay Horse into the car park. After leaving your car return to Marygate and the entrance to the gardens is adjacent to St Olave's Church. There are no toilets... More