York Castle Museum

Mechanical Marvels

Try our display of historic penny arcade machines at York Castle Museum!
Book admission tickets here

Fourteen weird and wonderful twentieth century machines are now on display across the museum for people of all ages to find, play and enjoy! 

These amazing machines include Automata, Mutoscopes, and a Stereoscope, and depict stories of Dracula,  Aladdin, Sooty and many more.   

Please note that machines are operated using 20ps, 50ps and pound coins. Change machines will be provided throughout the museum.