Please Note: This attraction is closed 25th and 26th December 2023, as well as 1st January 2024. We would advise checking with the attraction before visiting.
Explore some of Britain’s greatest treasures revealing the fascinating history of York.
Housing some of the finest collections of archaeological and geological finds in Europe, including the ground-breaking Ryedale Roman Hoard, the Yorkshire Museum is the ideal first port of call for any trip to York. From prehistory to the Romans, Vikings, Jurassic Yorkshire and the city’s medieval splendour, see the whole story in our fantastic galleries. Walk on a genuine Roman mosaic floor and explore galleries packed with outstanding Roman artefacts, including the World Newton Hoard, the statue of Mars, and the marble head of Constantine the Great.