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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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Great museum

We were only staying in York for 2 days so we had to decide which out of the many attractions to go... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Katie G
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
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So much to see!

What a brilliant museum. We could have spent all day browsing through the exhibits. The Victorian... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
StacPollaidh1980
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Toronto, Canada
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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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“period rooms” (104 reviews)
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Hours Today: 9:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
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

We were only staying in York for 2 days so we had to decide which out of the many attractions to go to and we decided on the museum as one.  There is so much to see here it is a good couple of hours...More

Thank Katie G
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Reviewed 3 days ago

What a brilliant museum. We could have spent all day browsing through the exhibits. The Victorian streetscape was marvellous, and the WW1 exhibit was very touching and excellently done. Truly one of the best museums we have ever been to as a family. Our kids...More

Thank StacPollaidh1980
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Nice museum to visit to find out the history of this great place. The street area is very good and so realustic with smells and noise. Like being there many years ago. Was a good 3 hours to do the visit.

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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

We chose to visit the York Castle Museum as the York Pass was accepted which we had purchased. In all honesty, I would of wanted to visit anyway. Been twice before, not recently and was just as good as I remembered. We enjoyed looking around,...More

Thank Herta F
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Reviewed 5 days ago

We purchased the annual membership of the Yorkshire Museum Trust, as we planned to visit their other locations during our stay. The Castle museum needs a number of visits to get into the detasil of the exhibitis and their impact on our current way of...More

Thank Melvyn T
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Very nice place. Interesting exhibitions from all periods (since medieval until 90.). I could recommend for all.

Thank Niepospolity
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Visited here many times over the years when in York and it never fails to thrill, great history superb interesting exhibits, friendly helpful staff and not at an exorbitant cost. When in York make sure you visit here you will not be disappointed.

Thank Sween63
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

If you ever go to York, this museum is the place to be. It has to be one of the finest I have ever been into. Paid our £5.50 disabled and carers day pass. We only had an hour and 15 minutes before closing, I...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a very interesting museum, with lots of great displays, authentic reconstructions and interactive areas. The reconstruction of the old York street with shops, jails and different lighting, noises and smells was brilliant...we also enjoyed seeing different fashions, games and clothes through the ages...More

Thank SuperDuperSue
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wow .. this is the only words to describe this museum .. the attention to detail is amazing it takes you through the ages and the volunteers around to help fill you in with knowledge and advise is out of this world and last but...More

Thank sharron w
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Tracker61c
June 1, 2018|
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Response from leabea123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very close to the museum
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ialambert
January 17, 2018|
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Response from TWOWILLS | Reviewed this property |
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
September 20, 2017|
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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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