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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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A great day out

I was so impressed with the scale on content of this Museum. It includes the old cells and... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Gunner1886
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Great place!

Visited today with young children and they loved learning about the war and how life used to be... read more

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Collette W
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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%
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“victorian street” (1 666 reviews)
“period rooms” (103 reviews)
“street scene” (90 reviews)
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Hours Today: 09:30 - 17:00
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

I was so impressed with the scale on content of this Museum. It includes the old cells and execution area along with a mock up of a Victorian street with staff in costumes answering questions in the different shops. There is an excellent range of...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited today with young children and they loved learning about the war and how life used to be. The interactive elements were really well thought out and the staff were helpful without being intrusive. A visit to the sixties section and the prisons is a...More

Thank Collette W
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Visited here while in York. Top tip if you plan on doing the dungeons 2 visits here first and they give you a leaflet for a heavily discounted entry to the dungeons. Price is £11 per adult and children are free. I noticed on the...More

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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The place been here for years and is as good as ever loads of things to see never gets boring coming here

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Reviewed 2 days ago

Great museum for all ages, Victorian Street was interesting, shame it wasn't fully interactive that would have made it even more fun

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Reviewed 2 days ago

What a fab museum. Great value for eleven quid. Loads to see and a good set out. The replica street was really good.

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Great visit to the museum. Been many times before and always venture back. Very educational and lots to see and talk about. Takes a good two hours to venture round. One gripe though. It's not really disabled friendly as my sister struggled with many of...More

Thank TRACEY K
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

During a family holiday to York, went to the York Castle Museum. The whole family had a great time. Take a trip down memory lane by seeing a reconstructed York Street from centuries ago. You can also see reconstructed living rooms and houses from old...More

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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We had a fantastic time visiting this museum, so much to see and do. From the toy display, Kirkgate, the World War 1 display to the prison there is a vast and varied collection of artefacts for all ages to view, finished off by a...More

Thank John L
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Have visited this museum many times over the years and it never fails to fascinate. The room displays allow a snapshot of life in different times and I love the victorian Street. This time the Westwood shoes exhibition brought a new twist and too the...More

Thank Beth E
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Tracker61c
1 June 2018|
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Response from leabea123 | Reviewed this property |
Yes very close to the museum
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ialambert
17 January 2018|
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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
20 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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