York Castle Museum

Castle and History Museum
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  • museums
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  • adults
  • victorian street
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  • Rach S.
    Rach SNovember 29, 2013
    My favourite museum in York, Kirkgate is worth the admission on its own! £10 per adult (also admits 2 kids free) joint ticket for here and Yorkshire museum, gift aid it and your ticket lasts a year!
  • Louis M.
    Louis MorleyApril 17, 2014
    Was worth the entrance fee (children go free with a paying adult), some interesting sections on toys, food, and a full mock up of a Victorian street, complete with shops and schools.
  • Chris P.
    Chris PhillipsMarch 7, 2015
    Kirkgate is a wonderfully atmospheric recreation of a Victorian street. The sweet shop there sells authentic nineteenth century treats!
  • Phil H.
    Phil HaynesAugust 7, 2014
    Simply an excellent Museum and good value. Victorian street and WW1 exhibition complete with trench leave a lasting impression
  • Pearson - Always Learning
    The museum is housed in prison buildings which were built on the site of the castle from the 18th century.
  • Nicola H.
    Nicola HughesAugust 6, 2011
    A great little museum with historic rooms and a street. Better than a load of old stuff in cabinets!
  • Eva S.
    Eva SchiaveOctober 16, 2013
    This museum is so enjoyably intense- it is well worth the steep price of admission
  • Richard C.
    Richard CarterJanuary 11, 2014
    Cafe is surprisingly reasonably priced and has a good view of Clifford's Tower
  • Hussain A.
    Hussain AltaherJune 2, 2015
    Must visit it , my friends who don't like museums in general they liked this one
  • Bob K.
    Bob KingsleyJune 5, 2014
    Very enjoyable - the Victorian street was particularly striking :)
  • Carl G.
    Carl GriffinNovember 30, 2015
    Really interesting museum about the history of York.
  • Carl M.
    Carl MinnsSeptember 13, 2014
    Best museum in Yorkshire (outside of Hull!)
  • Robin Hood C.
    £8 for an adult both kids were free so it worked out a very reasonable few hours
  • Libby A.
    Libby ArnoldFebruary 20, 2012
    Don't go during school holidays. Too many screaming children make you want to rush around the whole museum just to get out as fast as you can.
  • Richard F.
    Richard FoleherNovember 9, 2011
    Free for York residents with a York Card, available from the Library if you don't have one
  • Serpil
    SerpilMay 24, 2014
    What a fantastic museum in YORK !!!
  • Scott R.
    Scott RobertsonFebruary 26, 2012
    Try and go when there are not going to be a lot of kids running around. Can be very annoying.
  • Anna L.
    Anna LuptonNovember 1, 2011
    Can easy spend 4-5 hours here Something for everyone
  • Keith T.
    Keith The CameramanAugust 25, 2010
    £8 to get in and nothing special - certainly not worth the money. Typically overpriced attraction in York
  • Peter B.
    Peter BrashMay 31, 2011
    Don't eat here it's expensive and quite poor quality. Museum is good though
  • Rosselin P.
    Rosselin Pastoriza PerniaDecember 23, 2014
    la representación de la ciudad antiguamente vale la pena.. sobre todo en la época victoriana
  • Geórgia B.
    Vale muito a visita. Tem 2 prédios no museu. Gostei de ambos os lados
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