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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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Completely awesom

Excellent day in the museum, we found everything interesting and well displayed, lots of... read more

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Joan B
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Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
Good museum

Good museum, informative and interesting exhibitions- especially the dinosaurs! Lovely grounds to... read more

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Jo S
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Nottinghamshire, 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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  • Very good24%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“victorian street” (1,649 reviews)
“period rooms” (101 reviews)
“debtors prison” (86 reviews)
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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 today

Excellent day in the museum, we found everything interesting and well displayed, lots of interactive units, complete streets and rooms took you back to centuries ago. Well recommend a visit to the prison unit, very thought provoking. Watch out for the holograms they can give...More

Thank Joan B
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Reviewed today via mobile

Good museum, informative and interesting exhibitions- especially the dinosaurs! Lovely grounds to wander around.

Thank Jo S
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Reviewed today via mobile

Went with friend on a drizzly day in York. Everything was interesting. I really liked the fashion exhibition. Worth a visit. Took us about 90mins but you could spend a lot longer.

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Brilliant, exerlent, fantastic, the museum is first class, love it , children can also dress up , an excellent place to visit

Thank EMMATINKERBELL
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Reviewed yesterday

Spent nearly 3 hours in this place.The old streets and shops are fantastic to see. Takes you back in time to wander about in there.

Thank Mike17125
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Reviewed 3 days ago

There is just so much to see here. Wonderful period rooms and display cabinets. One of the highlights is the full size Victorian York. All manner of shops / workshops, some of which you can go into, including a stagecoach and stable, pharmacy, boot-maker, police...More

Thank laray98
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Was interesting. Since its located in the old prisons i was hoping for it to be more history based on the prison or in fact castles since its the castle museum but no. It goes on through the ages and has an awesome victorian street...More

Thank ashley s
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We arrived without any queue and went straight in- around 2-3pm. We started with a few open rooms to show how life was through the ages. (Who knew that Terry's made a chocolate apple!) We then went downstairs where we trod on the cobbles and...More

Thank BabsyNewbury
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We had a marvellous time here and for £10.50 a steal. From the prison cells to the Victorian street and memories from the 60"s and 70"s there is truly something for everyone.

Thank Christopher F
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Reviewed 4 days ago

I thought this place was amazing. I loved the recreated Victorian street and the people working there ( in costume) were so friendly and helpful. So much work has gone into making this as authentic as possible and it's very well done. The prison below...More

Thank JacMc61
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ialambert
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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
21 September 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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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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