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Museum Gardens

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Address: Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR, England
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+44 1904 629745
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Sun - Sat 7:00 am - 8:00 pm
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The Yorkshire Museum, home to some of the richest archaeological finds in...

The Yorkshire Museum, home to some of the richest archaeological finds in Europe, is set amidst its own Gardens, which offer picnic areas and scenic walkways.

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Beautiful Gardens - Lots To See

This is a great place to visit, lots to see such as the museum which is at extra cost. You can go and visit the gardens, they have a tour at 1pm which is good to learn about lots... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
Puff-Princess12
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place to visit, lots to see such as the museum which is at extra cost. You can go and visit the gardens, they have a tour at 1pm which is good to learn about lots of differnt plants and flowers. Dogs are welcome to walk round but must be kept on a lead.

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Lincoln, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Relaxing stroll through the gardens and saw a few grey squirrels running in and out of the trees. The garden was starting to get into spring mode with tulips, Croesus and snowdrops in full bloom. The Abbey is an added bonus and the gardens entice you to wonder along the Ouse or even take a boat trip. Definitely worth a... More 

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York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

A great museum for kids and a nice place for a picnic but also look out for the wall with the line of red tiles, they are Roman!

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Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The gardens are well kept and make for an enjoyable stroll on a nice day. As with most of York, everywhere is spotlessly clean and maintained to an excellent standard.

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Lincoln, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Lovely stroll through the gardens before descending down to a walk by the Ouse... The Abby was a treat too

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We loved our walk through the park, peaceful and spring bulbs popping up even in winter! Easy accessible paths, kept clean & tidy

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Thank Marie W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Went to museum and gardens and was really disappointed. Museums not worth the money and gardens were a little disappointing. On 2nd visit to the garden we seen numerous squirrels. Worth visiting if u have small children in the

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Thank Lisa W
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This garden is absolutely beautiful, perfect for a picnic. Come and see the beautiful squirrels playing and burying their nuts!

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Thank Holly M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We spent a few hours on both Saturday and Sunday afternoon feeding the incredibly curious squirrels wandering around the gardens. I even managed to get a nice photo of a Blue Tit perched on my palm. The gardens have both history and beauty throughout the year.

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A nice garden for a peaceful walk where you can let your children loose. The garden is full of well maintained pathways and contains old buildings such as the St. Mary's Abbey ( remains of ). Runs right next to the river.

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