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Discover thousands of years of York's history in one place, from prehistory to the city's medieval splendour. Walk on a genuine Roman mosaic floor, kneel at St William's shrine, see the monsters of the deep that swam when Yorkshire was beneath the...more
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We visited the museum to catch up on the Roman history of York and it was well worth it, great displays, very informative, spent a couple of hours on the on exhibition. Also had a breif look at the Medieval exhibition which was also looked...More
Spent an interesting afternoon here with friends. Would definitely go back and take my kids. There’s so much to do. And lots of interaction which includes dressing up and actually holding pieces of history. I’d recommend a visit as it’s reasonable and informative but fun...More
Yorkshire Museum is set in the beautiful gardens around the ruins of the medieval St Mary’s Abbey. When we visited there was a display of Birds of Prey, with the opportunity to hold them at a very reasonable price of £3 to hold one, or...More
I was looking forward to this museum, especially the collection of Roman-Briton artifacts. This is a good exhibition but the number of screaming children scrambling all over everything was too much for me. I cannot blame the museum for this but maybe there should be...More
Staff not really paying attention and not good at explaining about tickets etc. Had to go back and ask for a map layout as we didn't know where to start. However it was a good museum there was a gift shop but didn't see a...More
We went to see the dinosour exhibit here but there is much more besides. A small but beautifully laid out museum which covers prehistory as well human history around York. State of the art exhibition techniques include a virtual reality opportunity to feed a dinosaur...More
I read the reviews on here before going it was £16 for 2 adults kids go free. Staff are very helpful. Roman exhibit, Tudor/ medieval exhibit but everyone thought the dinosaur exhibit was the best. Feeding the dinosaur was ace - height restriction applies and...More
In all honesty, we went in here to get out of the rain. What a surprise though - so well kept and the artefacts on display were amazing.
If you like York you'll love the history in this museum, and the added dinosaur bit is...More
Went to view the gardens and the ruins but decided to try the museum as well. What a pleasant surprise. There is a modern display of different dinosaurs and several very knowledgeable young volunteers to explain items you could handle. I am 64 and my...More
Very easy to get to from york train station 5 to 10 mins walk,we loved the owls in the garden you can have your photo taken with them for £3 or 2 birds for £5 which i did and that was great i loved it,the...More