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“A must see more than once!”
Review of York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum
Ranked #2 of 204 things to do in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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.
Useful Information: Wheelchair access, Activities for young children, Activities for older children, Food available for purchase, Stairs / elevator, Bathroom facilities
Manchester, United Kingdom
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19 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
“A must see more than once!”
Reviewed January 13, 2014

Fantastic day out for any age group. Give yourself plenty time to look around here as there is genuinely tons to see.
The first time I visited here I sat through the classroom experience. Wonderful stuff!!
Best day out in York!

Visited March 2013
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london
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34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
“Great for the young and old”
Reviewed January 12, 2014

My fiance and I are both in our mid twenties and we enjoyed this museum very much. This museum shows you all the victorian life and even old prison cells. So much to see and even a victorian road in the middle of the museum. Had a really good day out here.

Visited January 2014
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“Great idea, fantastic for kids”
Reviewed January 11, 2014

I absolutely loved the Victorian town, streets, smells, shops and decorations. Great place to visit with children, not a usual boring museum stuff. a bit pricey.

Visited January 2014
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New Zealand
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
“Warm and dry”
Reviewed January 9, 2014

Great to visit on a wet day and allow a couple of hours at the most. Gives samples of history through the ages however not very interactive for the kids

Visited January 2014
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Hermanus, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
“Famous Street Scene”
Reviewed January 8, 2014

Well worth the visit just to see the Victorian street with sounds and smells. The cells were interesting too with some clever projections of 'inmates' just to help bring the thing to life. Loads of kitchens and living rooms from different eras in history. Well worth a visit.

Visited January 2014
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