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York Castle Museum

Eye of York, York YO1 9RY, England
01904 687687
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Ranked #6 of 131 attractions in York
Certificate of Excellence 2013
Type: History Museums, Castles
Owner description: You'll wonder, "how did they manage to survive?" when visiting this living-history museum, which features everyday life during Victorian and Edwardian... more » Owner description: You'll wonder, "how did they manage to survive?" when visiting this living-history museum, which features everyday life during Victorian and Edwardian England in fine detail. « less
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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

as a museum it has something for everyone of every age including rooms from every age and domestic items from years ago. well worth the visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014 NEW

This is a good day out with the kids and there really enjoyed going back in time there lot of different area to tell about old days also after you paid to go in you can go back for free

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

This is a must see and young and old will enjoy the exhibits. There is lots to see and I am sure any over seas visitors will enjoy seeing York and the country's past.

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

I visit the museum often, I love the street, the shops are open and selling there goods, look up to the windows when night time comes, you can see the candles burning, you can hear the early morning birds singing, it's fabulous, I used to visit the museum 40 tears ago with school, it never fails to impress me

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York, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

Fantastic museum with historic streets and shops and tan insight to not just the local area but life throught the ages. Great section on 20th century too

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

It was worth touring this museum to see the recreated Victorian streets and rooms. That was definitely the highlight - made it feel much less like a museum and more like an experience. It was fun to poke around the street and look in the shops, and to look in the kitchens/living rooms/etc from various time periods in Britain. My... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014 NEW

There are a lot of areas in this museum. Some Victorian era redux, the costumes,collection of materials of or characteristic Other door is a jail area. We can try shopping in the man-made town. For kids, there are some quiz games also available. We can learn the history and enjoy the old scenery so much.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

Not a great, indepth display of anything, but a nice variety of a wide range of things. Not for serious 'museum people'. More for kids or a lite tour of historic items.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 14, 2014 NEW

My first time I was they on my first holiday about 5 years ago I went to castles museum I it take you back to a time what it was like in York even well before I was born put it very special places to visited in York 10/10

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2014 NEW via mobile

Excellent value for money- lots to see and a great variety of things on display. the Victorian street was extremely well done, the lighting is very good switching between night and day which gives you a different view and experience of the street. Really good value - The prison exhibition was also very good and cleverly done with wall projections... More

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