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Give a year of great days out this Christmas with the YMT Card

Looking for the perfect present? We’ve got the ultimate stocking-stuffer… Give your loved ones an unforgettable year of discovery and inspiration this Christmas. With a YMT Card they’ll enjoy unlimited free access to our three top York attractions – York Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum & Gardens and York Art Gallery – for a whole …

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Projects involving York Museums Trust shortlisted for three York Cultural Awards

1 November 2017 Three projects which York Museums Trust (YMT) collaborated with partners on have been shortlisted in this year’s York Cultural Awards. York Castle Museum’s Forward to Victory theatre project with York Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre was included in the Best Cultural Partnership category. The Viking Virtual Reality, created in partnership with DC …

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Picture Perfect! October half term activities at York Castle Museum

30 October 2017 Put yourself in the picture this October half term with Professor Lenskapp and his fantasy car at York Castle Museum. Reverse to the Edwardian era; the ‘Golden Age’ of Great Britain where you can enjoy the Edwardian pastime of novelty photography. Grab your goggles, fling on your flat cap and get into gear as …

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York Castle Museum Lift Out of Order from 22 September

22 September 2017 Please note that the lift at York Castle Museum is once again out of order. The lift provides access to the upper floors of the right-hand side of the building, which includes access to the 1914: When the World Changed Forever exhibition. We hope to have the lift repaired as soon as possible and apologise …

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York Castle Museum Lift Out of Order from 29 August 2017

29 August 2017 Please note that the lift at York Castle Museum is once again out of order. The lift provides access to the upper floors of the right-hand side of the building, which includes access to the 1914: When the World Changed Forever exhibition. We hope to have the lift repaired as soon as possible and apologise …

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York Castle Museum Lift Operational as of 25 August 2017

25 August 2017 Please note that the lift at York Castle Museum is now in working order. The lift provides access to the upper floors of the right-hand side of the building, which includes access to the 1914: When the World Changed Forever gallery. We apologise for the inconvenience caused to our visitors while the lift was out …

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York Castle Museum Lift Out of Order from 19 August 2017

19 August 2017 Please note that the lift at York Castle Museum is currently out of order. The lift provides access to the upper floors of the right-hand side of the building, which includes access to the 1914: When the World Changed Forever exhibition. We hope to have the lift repaired as soon as possible and apologise for …

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Write a Play for York Theatre Royal’s Youth Theatre to be Performed at York Castle Museum

16 August 2017 Wanted: a writer to create a bespoke play for York Theatre Royal Youth Theatre that will be performed in and around the Debtors’ Prison cells at York Castle Museum. The prison and the curatorial team’s research into the building will provide the inspiration for the 45-minute play being commissioned by York Museums Trust …

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Theatrical Performance and Exhibition Commemorate the Life of Lawrence Rowntree and the 100th Anniversary of the Battle of Passchendaele at York Castle Museum

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 …

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Double Discount Shopping Day at all of our sites for YMT Card Holders on 15 July 2017

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 …

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