Due to the ongoing COVID-19 situation, this attraction is currently closed. Please check their website for specific information on reopening dates. For more information on using your un-activated York Pass in the future please click here
Immerse yourself in 400 years of fascinating social history in this award-winning museum of everyday life.
Wander through the cobbled streets of Victorian York on our world-famous recreated Street Kirkgate, then venture into the prison cells that once held infamous highwayman Dick Turpin. Return to the front with the First World War Exhibition, 1914: When the World Changed Forever and discover how our body shape has changed in the last 400 years in the exhibition Shaping the Body.
Whatever you age and wherever you come from, history comes to life at York Castle Museum.