York Castle Museum

Events

Chocolate Eggs – Sun 23 Apr 2017

Date: Sunday 23 April 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Visit the new ‘Chocolate Factory’ to discover more about the history of chocolate and enjoy demonstrations using chocolate to produce moulded eggs – you might even get to try some!

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Easter Baskets – Sun 23 Apr 2017

Date: Sunday 23 April 2017, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Try your hand at making a paper Easter basket to take home (self-led activity).

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Sun 23 Apr 2017

Date: Sunday 23 April 2017, 11:45 am - 3:15 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our costumed guides on our famous Victorian street Kirkgate every day at 11.45am and 3.00pm for a free 15 minute informal talk.

Each talk is different but will provide an introduction to Kirkgate, the history of York Castle Museum, and the objects on display, as well as the people who lived and worked in York during the Victorian period of 1870-1901.

Please note that talks are subject to the availability of our guides.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Mon 24 Apr 2017

Date: Monday 24 April 2017, 11:45 am - 3:15 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our costumed guides on our famous Victorian street Kirkgate every day at 11.45am and 3.00pm for a free 15 minute informal talk.

Each talk is different but will provide an introduction to Kirkgate, the history of York Castle Museum, and the objects on display, as well as the people who lived and worked in York during the Victorian period of 1870-1901.

Please note that talks are subject to the availability of our guides.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Tue 25 Apr 2017

Date: Tuesday 25 April 2017, 11:45 am - 3:15 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our costumed guides on our famous Victorian street Kirkgate every day at 11.45am and 3.00pm for a free 15 minute informal talk.

Each talk is different but will provide an introduction to Kirkgate, the history of York Castle Museum, and the objects on display, as well as the people who lived and worked in York during the Victorian period of 1870-1901.

Please note that talks are subject to the availability of our guides.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Tue 25 Apr 2017

Date: Tuesday 25 April 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Wed 26 Apr 2017

Date: Wednesday 26 April 2017, 11:45 am - 3:15 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our costumed guides on our famous Victorian street Kirkgate every day at 11.45am and 3.00pm for a free 15 minute informal talk.

Each talk is different but will provide an introduction to Kirkgate, the history of York Castle Museum, and the objects on display, as well as the people who lived and worked in York during the Victorian period of 1870-1901.

Please note that talks are subject to the availability of our guides.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Thu 27 Apr 2017

Date: Thursday 27 April 2017, 11:45 am - 3:15 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our costumed guides on our famous Victorian street Kirkgate every day at 11.45am and 3.00pm for a free 15 minute informal talk.

Each talk is different but will provide an introduction to Kirkgate, the history of York Castle Museum, and the objects on display, as well as the people who lived and worked in York during the Victorian period of 1870-1901.

Please note that talks are subject to the availability of our guides.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 27 Apr 2017

Date: Thursday 27 April 2017, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Join one of our knowledgeable volunteers every Tuesday and Thursday for a free talk from 12pm. The subject will vary but will relate to one of the displays in the museum.

Please note that as these talks are volunteer-led, we cannot guarantee that they will always take place. Please ring ahead on 01904 687687 or check with our Welcome Team on arrival in case of cancellation.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Museum Baby – Castles – Fri 28 Apr 2017

Date: Friday 28 April 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

Museum Baby (under two years old) – Special baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including songs and sensory activities for babies and their carers. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the early years Curriculum. A perfect introduction to museums!

Castles – Play in the Castle tent, have a feast and dress as a Knight.

£4.00 per child (admission applies for adults) – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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