York Castle Museum

Your Visit — Index


Parking Cars with a disabled parking permit can park for up to three hours on the road outside the main entrance to the museum. The nearest car park is the Castle car park, next to Clifford’s Tower, which has 305 spaces. This car park is off Clifford Street, off the inner ring road, most easily …

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Cafe 68 at the Castle Museum

No museum visit is complete without a visit to Cafe 68 at the Castle! We serve delicious lunches, homemade cakes and our own house blend coffee with options for special diets and kids. Our Menu Our menu is perfect for filling hungry kids and grown-ups. Some of our favourite dishes include: Various light sandwiches Delicious scones …

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Group Bookings

We welcome groups and offer discounts for parties of 10 or more. Group Admission Pricing Adult – £8 (25 years + over) Adult – £5 (17-24 years) Child – £4.50 (16 years + under) For school party group admission information, click here. To make a booking, please complete a booking form and email it to groupbookings@ymt.org.uk  You can contact our Group Bookings department …

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How to Find Us

Opening Times

Opening Times Open daily: 9.30am – 5pm Closed: 25, 26 December and 1 January. Early closing at 2.30pm: 24 and 31 December. For more information on visiting York Castle Museum please click here.

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Previous Exhibitions

From Cradle to Grave April 2000 – April 2016 This exhibition focuses on the history of three rites of passage: birth, marriage and death. On display were nursery items, wedding clothes and gifts, and an Edwardian hearse. Find out more.   Road to Waterloo 23 May – 30 September 2015 Marked the 200th anniversary of the Battle of Waterloo, this exhibition highlighted …

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The York Castle Museum shop is a treasure trove of souvenirs, books, food and gifts relating to our historic collections and inspiring exhibitions. COMING SOON! Christmas – Treat yourself and your loved ones to a range of unique gifts, cards, decorations and edible treats in our Christmas range – ideal for celebrating the season! Food Lovers Pantry – …

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For Group Bookings Please Click Here YMT Card 12 months unlimited access to all York Museums Trust attractions – York Art Gallery, York Castle  Museum and the Yorkshire Museum. YMT Card: £22.00 or £20 with direct debit – with a York Card: £11.00 or £10 with direct debit   Access YMT Card***: £10 with direct debit* (£11 with other payment methods) – with a resident’ …

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Keep checking this page for news of our exciting future exhibitions!

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