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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...more
All reviews victorian street period rooms street scene debtors prison first world war victorian era all ages well worth a visit victorian times sweet shop different eras dick turpin few hours value for money couple of hours interesting exhibits rainy day
Visited this museum a few times over the years but have never had such an enjoyable visit. Due to it being quiet we could leisurely walk around reading and looking at all the exhibits which you can’t do in peak season as it gets so...More
We last visited this museum about forty years ago, and were very pleased to return once again.
We saw a display of old room settings as the route led us to a view of the recreated street below the window.
We recalled this street from...More
loved this place. so interesting and very well put together. charge to get in but very reasonable and well worth it. we spent about 2 hours there. so much to read and see! small cafe on outside with gift shop. love it, make sure you...More
In this my visit to the museum, I was impressed by everything I encountered - the reception staff, the volunteers and the literature were all I had hoped for. The visit lasted about four hours and I came away feeling that I had learned so...More
My partner and myself visited one Saturday afternoon. On entering the museum we walked through the "period rooms"..inevitably it was busy and we were unable to have a proper look at the exhibits. The toy exhibit was a bit disappointing for me. My highlight was...More
I really like this museum. It had some really interesting exhibits and was well worth the entry fee. My favourite was probably the exhibits on WW1 and 2. This would be a great place for school trips but we were a couple just traveling around...More
Wander an indoor Victorian era street and see various demonstrations regarding living conditions of the time. Then walk through history as rooms are set up by decade for a glimpse at societal progress.
Lovely visit to this museum. Lots on display to see and expect to spend a few hours here because it is very large. In our opinion, we found the flow of the museum to be a little disjointed. Some exhibits didn’t link into others that...More
Lovely historic building packed with educational exhibits ideal for adults and children alike. When last visited entry fee £20 but lasted over 12 month period so could revisit if desired. Close to city centre and next to Clifford’s tower from which good views but little...More