York Castle Museum

1914: When the World Changed Forever

The terror of total war and its revolutionary impact on life around the world will be explored in this major new exhibition marking the centenary of the First World War. Open now

Kirkgate, the Victorian Street

York Castle Prison

Rogues. Thieves. Killers. Debtors. Revolutionaries. Come and see York Castle Prison's infamous inmates.

The Sixties

The Sixties aims to recreate the spirit of this exciting decade which saw momentous change in so many areas of public and private life.