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York Castle Museum

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Address: Eye of York- | near Cliffords Tower, York YO1 9RY, England
Phone Number: 441904687687
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9:30 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Description: You'll wonder, "how did they manage to survive?" when visiting this...
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. after your visit and seeing all the wonderful collections ,I would advise anyone interested in historic items to visit the large antique center above Pine and Oak Interiors at 46 Piccadilly where all the exhibits are for sale !
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Love this attraction! Plenty to see. Very interesting and surprising. Staff are great. Museum is well thought out. Great for all ages.

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 2, 2015
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Dundee, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Love this attraction! Plenty to see. Very interesting and surprising. Staff are great. Museum is well thought out. Great for all ages.

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Wolverhampton, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A great place to spend the day and well worth the admission fee. Full of interesting items from the past, right through to the 1960's. Thoroughly enjoyed it.

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England, United Kingdom
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

I have a mixed feelings after visiting this museum. There is "The Victorian Street" display which was really great and I enjoyed it a lot as I didn't expect it to take that much space in the museum. And then there is "The sixties" display which was also interesting but it doesn't feel like it fits into "York castle" theme... More 

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Apopka, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

This museum is physically next to the castle but not related in any other way. The museum is more about life in England's past. If your not from England save your money.

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Carlisle, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Excellent Musium caters for all ages allow two to three hours as there is a lot to see also a nice clean cafe on site not too expensive

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Corby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

Very interesting and well worth a visit. We spent three hours in there but could easily have spent longer. Lots of interesting artifacts to see and read about. A really good day out.

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South Florida, Florida
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

With recollections of this museum when I was a child it was the main motivation to bring my grandchildren here on my recent visit to the UK. It did not disappoint, its immersion approach to history is still as effective today nearly sixty years after my first visit. The centre piece must be Kirkgate, a reconstructed Victorian street which cycles... More 

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Brantham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 2, 2015 NEW

A very nice informative way to spend a few hours, and both the reconstructed Victorian street and the 1914 exhibit were very well done. It wasn't easy to see which sections other than those were disabled accessible, so maybe some better signage would help. The buggy park scheme might need a look at, as the same narrow "corridor" is used... More 

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Peebles, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We were three generations from my daughter who is 32 to my mother who is 83, with myself in the middle. We spent far longer than we expected as there was so much to see. The different areas were fascinating with just the right amount of information. The 1914 exhibition really brought home the personal impact of the First World... More 

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Barnsley, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2015 NEW

We visited here on Thursday with our 3 boys we really enjoyed our visit, the boys enjoyed looking for the rats, getting a chocolate & getting to make sweets & looking around the Victorian street

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Additional Information about York Castle Museum

Address: Eye of York- | near Cliffords Tower, York YO1 9RY, England
Phone Number: 441904687687
Location: Europe  >  United Kingdom (UK)  >  England  >  Yorkshire  >  North Yorkshire  >  York
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Average Prices: USD 25 - 25

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