York Castle Prison Guided Tour

York Castle Prison Guided Tour

Enter the authentic prison cells of York Castle Prison, where thousands were imprisoned while they awaited release, transportation or execution. Join our expert as they reveal the stories of the infamous, such as highwayman Dick Turpin, and those largely forgotten in this unique insight into prison life.

Upcoming dates: Every Wednesday – Sunday in May

Tickets: £12 per person

Book your tickets here.

Please arrive 10 minutes before your tour time to be checked in.

Please note that due to the current government guidelines York Castle Museum is operating guided tours only at the moment, this means that your tour ticket does NOT admit you to the rest of the museum.

Please read our full visitor information including details on arriving and safety here