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Address: Regimental Museum 3 Tower Street | Eye of York, York YO1 9SB, England
Phone Number: +44 1904 687687
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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
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Famous for its collections of costume, textiles, military and social...

Famous for its collections of costume, textiles, military and social history, York Castle Museum brings history back to life.

Wander through the Victorian streets, venture into the prison cell of notorious highwayman Dick Turpin and discover what life was like on the front line in the First World War.

There's something for everyone at York Castle Museum.

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Visited 4th Dec it was brilliant. Loved the Victorian street. The old toys. The sixties. The mill. The prisons. Everything it was informative,brought back memories and just good... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Visited 4th Dec it was brilliant. Loved the Victorian street. The old toys. The sixties. The mill. The prisons. Everything it was informative,brought back memories and just good fun. For £10 for an adult you can go in as many times as you want in the day well worth the money

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North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I often visit the Castle Museum with work as we take groups of students in. The staff have always been extremely accomodating and friendly, ready to great you with a smile even on the busiest days! The museum itself is very diverse, ranging from a life sized Victorian street through the Wars and the 60s into the dungeons beneath... at... More 

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Northwich, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed our visit to the museum it's divided into two sections with the shop / cafe in the middle, we especially liked looking round the prison, there's little films of characters that were in the prison and their stories, the place is full of information that you can't help but enjoy finding out

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I have been going to the Castle museum on occasion for decades. It is a brilliant museum. At the moment there is a Sixties exhibition as well as a WW1 exhibit and a fashion display. This is a nostalgia fest for those of a certain age and a fascinating review even for teenagers. The fashion exhibits have just the right... More 

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Hunstanton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Have been before but about 2 decades ago. We bought a combined ticket, £22 which also allowed admission to the Yorkshire museum, Art Gallery and the temporary Jorvik centre site. Excellent exhibit regarding body shape/fashion, and also one about the 60's. Can't beat walking into a museum and hearing The Who!!! The Victorian street is so authentic, the staff in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

You can easily spend half a day in this museum, it is fascinating, informative and entertaining. You need to pay to get in but your ticket lasts a year so you can re visit as many times as you like in that year. I am sure each time you visit you will notice something new. The street is great to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is, I think, my favourite family museum in York. I used to visit it as a child and I took my own children and now I take my Grandchildren. I live the cobbled streets with the sweet shops, the old fire engines, the history, the mill, the prison, the shop. It is a fascinating trip and can be combined... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

A very well thought out attraction.We as a family found it interesting and one of the better attractions in York.

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Derby, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

A really interesting visit, lots of things to see historical and nostalgic. The information is both entertaining and informative. Spot the things you remember from your childhood if you do not mind being reminded of your age! So much information given here in a very entertaining way. Wonderful

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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Really good couple of hours spent here! Friendly informative staff, really interesting! Glad we went!

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