York Castle Museum

Your Visit — Index


Please click here to visit our Access page. For more information please call 01904 687687 or email access@ymt.org.uk.

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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. (Excludes Christmas at York Castle Museum) Group Admission Pricing Adult – £8* (25 years + over) Adult – £5* (17-24 years) Child – £4.50 (16 years + under) * Carers for disabled children have free admission. For school party group admission information, click here. To make a booking, please complete a booking form and email …

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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

Powerful Women, Hidden Histories March 2018 – April 2019 This trail around the museum’s displays highlights the stories of women, some known and some unrecorded, that can be told through the objects and buildings that we preserve – stories of powerful women and their hidden histories. Find out more.   A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes 13 July 2018 – 23 …

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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. Our Current Ranges… Food Lovers Pantry – Explore our well-stocked pantry full of delicious treats in the far corner of the shop just by the tills. Whether you fancy something sweet for yourself …

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Click here to view our main Visitor Information webpage. Click here to view our current leaflet.   Admission YMT Card Holder FREE Adult (with 10% Gift Aid Donation) £12.00 Adult (without donation) £10.90 Child (under 5) FREE Child (5-16) £4.00 Student/Young Person**: £8.40 York Resident (with 10% Gift Aid Donation)*** £9.60 York Resident (without donation)*** £8.72 Visitors on Universal Credit*** £6.00 / FREE for York …

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Please keep an eye on this page for the exhibitions we have coming up. In the meantime, why not take a look at our current exhibitions?

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