21 July 2017
A moving theatrical performance and a community exhibition commemorating the life of Lawrence Rowntree, who died at the Battle of Passchendaele, will take place later this month at York Castle Museum. Lawrence, the grandson of Joseph Rowntree, died in the battle which started 100 years ago on July 31 1917.
The museum has worked with the Rowntree …
11 July 2017
Join us on Saturday 15 July for a YMT Card Holders shopping special with 20% discount in our gift shops at the Yorkshire Museum, York Castle Museum and York Art Gallery* with a valid YMT Card.
The Yorkshire Museum shop sells a wide range of souvenirs, books, gifts and cards covering a range of themes – from …
27 June 2017
York Museums Trust has been successful in securing £4.9 million of Arts Council England funding over the next four years.
The Trust was rated strong in every area of its assessment except for Goal One, showing Excellence in Arts and Culture, which was rated as Outstanding.
The Trust will also receive £1.35 million over four years …
23 June 2017
York residents can visit three of York’s top visitor attractions for free on Saturday 24 and Sunday 25 June as part of York Museums Trust’s Open Weekend.
York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum are all free to residents over the weekend. Visitors can enjoy two new highly-acclaimed exhibitions: Albert Moore: …
20 June 2017
The York Museums Trust phone lines have now been repaired and our central number is now contactable – 01904 687687 – which can be used for all enquiries regarding the Yorkshire Museum, York Castle Museum and York Art Gallery.
Once again, we apologise for any inconvenience this may have caused and thank you for your patience.
19 June 2017
Please note that the York Museums Trust phone lines are currently down, which includes our central number of 01905 687687 for the Yorkshire Museum, York Art Gallery and York Castle Museum.
If you would like to contact us please do so via email at email@example.com.
We apologise for any inconvenience caused and hope …
6 June 2017
York Museums Trust’s business rates have been reduced following a court ruling which could have a significant impact on the way English and Welsh museums are valued in the future.
The Upper Tribunal (Lands Chamber) has ruled on appeals in favour of the Trust which argued that rates should be set based on …
2 June 2017
Opening on Monday 5th June, a new community exhibition at York Castle Museum will reveal previously unheard stories from York’s LGBT history.
‘York Out of the Closet: 50 years of LGBT history’ will transform the museum’s 1960’s pub into an LGBT bar brimming with tales of love, struggle and pride. Visitors can discover …
24 May 2017
In light of the recent attack in Manchester, York Museums Trust has increased security measures at all sites.
With immediate effect, all bags will be searched and large bags and suitcases will no longer be allowed inside the buildings.
This is for your own safety. We thank you for your cooperation.
19 May 2017
The new appointments occur at an exciting time as the Trust pursues ambitious forward plans, including a major capital project for York Castle Museum, supporting the development of the Castle area as a cultural quarter; expanding YMT Enterprises to increase income streams and the resilience of YMT; increasing the frequency and profile of YMT’ …