×
Notice
This website or its third-party tools use cookies, which are necessary to its functioning and required to achieve the purposes illustrated in the cookie policy.
If you want to know more or withdraw your consent to all or some of the cookies, please refer to the cookie policy.
By closing this banner, scrolling this page, clicking a link or continuing to browse otherwise, you agree to the use of cookies.
To accept | Read more
HeaderMain-GetPartialViewNoCache = 0
HeaderContext-GetPartialViewNoCache = 0
HeaderBreadcrumb-GetPartialViewNoCache = 0
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0

York Castle Museum in York  

HeaderPageTitle-GetPartialViewNoCache = 0
Overall Evaluation
  
Rank 3# on 23
number of ratings 3
Eye of York, York
+44 1904 687687

Description

York Castle Museum, originated by Dr. John Kirk in 1938, is a history museum that depicts the daily life of the people of London four hundred years ago.

The museum is located on the site of York Castle, built by William the conqueror. Several reconstructed period rooms are housed in the prison building of the museum. One of these is the Victorian Kirkgate, which is named after John Kirk himself where one can see several shops and a police station.

The 2nd is the Half Moon Court which depicts the daily life of the people in York. Here one can visit the prison cells including that of highwayman Dick Turpin who spent his last night in this prison before he was executed.

There is a Jane Austin costume collection, a children’s gallery with huge giant doll’s houses and a number of military exhibits as well.

The museum is situated near the Coppergate shopping centre and Clifford’s Tower.

AttractionDetailTopContainer-GetPartialView = 0,0156253
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0
VideoListGuideNewsletter-GetPartialView = 0
MapSinglePin-GetPartialView = 0
CommonPluginEuropeAssistence-GetPartialView = 0

Reviews York Castle Museum

Write your review about York Castle Museum
AttractionDetailReviewList-GetPartialView = 0,0156263

Do you know York? Tell us you opinion!

Your contribution can be useful for other tourists
Move the pointer on the adjective that best represents this destination
General:
Horrible
Wonderful
ReviewAddReview-GetPartialView = 0

Museums near York Castle Museum

AttractionListNear_2xN-GetPartialView = 0

Hotel near York Castle Museum

HotelListNear_2xN-GetPartialView = 0,0156262
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0
AttractionFilterListOther-GetPartialView = 0,0156262
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0
VideoListGuideNewsletter-GetPartialView = 0
ReviewLatestSmall-GetPartialView = 0

Search for offers in York

HotelSearch-GetPartialView = 0,0156262

The carry-on guide

Free Download
York PDF Guide
GuideList-GetPartialView = 0
CommonInfoZoneInfo-GetPartialView = 0
Gallery_3xN_Small-GetPartialView = 0
JoinUs-GetPartialView = 0
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0
Footer-GetPartialView = 0
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0,0156263
AdvValica-GetPartialView = 0