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Yorkshire Museum

Museum Gardens Museum Street | Museum Gardens, York YO1 7FR, England
+44 1904 687687
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Viking exhibition

Very impressed with the viking exhibition and my son loved it as well as he has learnt about the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Monsterben
via mobile
Not much there really

Glad we didn't plan on spending long here. Perhaps, as Londoners, we are spoilt regarding museums... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Peter W
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Stanmore, United Kingdom
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Museum Gardens Museum Street | Museum Gardens, York YO1 7FR, England
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Very impressed with the viking exhibition and my son loved it as well as he has learnt about the vikings in school,well worth the entrance fee in which is £7.50 and kids under 16 get in free with a paying adult

Thank Monsterben
Reviewed 1 week ago

Glad we didn't plan on spending long here. Perhaps, as Londoners, we are spoilt regarding museums, and they were in process of updating the Viking stuff, but there is little here to interest us. Best bit was to learn about 'Strata' Smith the "father of...More

Thank Peter W
Reviewed 1 week ago

A small but informative museum of Roman and Viking artefacts. There is also a section on natural history with fossilised remains of dinosaurs. The surrounding gardens are very pleasant.

Thank WarwickshireMarakesh
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Interesting with a lot of good artefacts, felt that some areas didn't enhance the visit i.e. the library area as a lot of the exhibits appeared to be about the Romans. This may have been because after 3 days we were becoming a little hisory...More

Thank christine c
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Nice museum with good exhibits (it is not a large collection but still good). The grounds and ruins are fabulous. Well worth the entrance fee. Note: a new exhibit is opening, so expect it to be even better. Overall, great deal, good price, and good...More

Thank AllanKPB
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Lots local history inside and lots to see and do very educational good for kids to learn about the history in York.

1  Thank JaneGoddard
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are looking to know a lot more about the history of York and generally England then I will definitely recommend. The museum has three floors with plenty of material to see. I would highly recommend for tourists that want to learn a little...More

Thank Emma R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A large museum with loads to look at! There's lost of interesting displays detailing the history of the area. It was a good price to get in and we had a good afternoon. There is also a gift shop.

Thank aimelou2017
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Enjoyed visit. Some interesting things to see & read about. It was a shame the basement level was closed, but it was half price on the day we went.

Thank Andrew C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you enjoy delving into the history of cities like York then museums like these are good points of reference. Laid out over 3 floors the museum give a good insight into the past and identifies the tribes who had a hand in the changes...More

Thank 218allanf
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Sarah A
Hi , could you please advise me how big the dinosaur section is , as I would like to take my son Thanks in advance
3 May 2017|
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Response from Serge665 | Reviewed this property |
Hello, it wasn't a very large section.
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Annette M
Adult admission price?
16 April 2017|
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Response from Abi C | Reviewed this property |
Hi Annette. The adult admission is £7.95. However if you live within a reasonable distance of York or are a regular visitor you might like to consider a York Museums Trust Card which is £20 by direct debit. This gets you... More
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