York Castle Museum Lift Out of Order from 22 September

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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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York Museums Trust Successful in Arts Council England Bid

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 …

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York Museums Trust’s Open Weekend

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: …

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York Museums Trust Phone Lines Repaired

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.

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