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York Castle Museum

Eye of York-, York YO1 9RY, England
01904 687687
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$57*
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The York Pass
91%
Ranked #3 of 135 Attractions in York
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Castles, History Museums, Museums
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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.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW via mobile

Visited this museum last week and really enjoyed historical displays of Victorian street and new First World war exhibition. Also good was the toys from past and present and castle prison. Allow at least two hours.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Great social history displays. Found First World War display very interesting and moving. We went early in the day but as it was half term it was already very busy and found it difficult to get near some displays.

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Runcorn, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed our day out here accomadate for babies also with pram holds and offee carriers we had are own as knew places were not accessible with pram but good that they offer theirs. Enjoyed the history of everything love the street so much so realistic.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

deffo need a full day! fan place and ticket last all year! love the history and that theres so much to see!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

youmust visit this museum goes back in time to how things use to be little shops sounds of the horses and people hanging out the washing the old chemist selling you bad stuff and acting out it was great day ouy well worth a visit

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

This will have been the fourth time I have been to this museum. It is always the Victorian Street and old style rooms bring me back.

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Tenby, Wales, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014 NEW

Wonderful experience through the decades from Victorian England to the present day. Thought provoking and a great learning experience for the younger generation especially.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Enjoyed this museum - particularly liked the Victorian streets and the incredibly theatrical 'staff' member who acted as a confectionery shop owner from the time. The prison was pretty interesting too!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 19, 2014 NEW

Spent a very entertaining morning here with my partner. The First World War exhibit was faultless with plenty of interesting hands on exhibits. Worth the trip and the 12 month ticket is great too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 18, 2014 NEW

We enjoyed our trip there, returning after 20 years. All of the old favourites are still there but most of all the World War One section was brilliant.

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