York Castle Museum

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For press information, contact Lee Clark, Media Co-ordinator, on 01904 687673 or email lee.clark@ymt.org.uk

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York Students Designs to Feature in New First World War Exhibition


Judges have cast their eye over the shortlisted ideas from York students today, who are hoping their creations will be included in York Castle Museum’s new exhibition on the First World War.  Read more

Learn of the etiquettes and the elegant ways of the Victorian upper classes this half term


Learn about the flamboyance of Victorian dinner parties and the elegant past times of the prim and proper upper classes this half term at York Castle Museum.  Read more

Is this the Worst Valentine’s Card in History?


York Castle Museum believes they may have found the worst Valentine’s Day card in history.  Read more

Award winning artist and his teddy bear heading to Yorkshire Museum?


Turner prize winning artist Grayson Perry could be on his way to York to take part in a night of teddy bear hide and seek at one of the city’s most popular museums.  Read more

Public Appeal: Can you help translate shorthand diaries?


York Castle Museum is appealing for volunteers to help translate diaries from the First World War  Read more