York Castle Museum

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Wed 26 Jul 2017

Date: Wednesday 26 July 2017, 11:45 am - 3:00 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 […]

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Chocolate – Meet the People – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Come and meet costumed characters from York’s sweet past on Kirkgate, our recreated Victorian street. Look out for Sir Joseph Terry, Joseph Rowntree and Mary Ann Craven and hear about their world famous chocolates and sweets. Free with admission, no need to book.

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Museum Monkeys Summer Drop In Session – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Cartoon monkey face on orange background

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Chocolate and Sweet Treats – Discover what we have to offer for under 5s in our drop in Museum Monkeys sessions with a chocolate shop role play area, chocolate box making and chocolate stories. Available every day from 27 July to 3 September at 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free (museum admission applies), no […]

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Rowntree’s Theatrical Performances – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

As part of our new chocolate experience, Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past, York Castle Museum and the Rowntree Society have been looking at the history of the Rowntree family. Lawrence, the grandson of Joseph Rowntree, died in the Battle of Passchendaele which started 100 years ago on July 31 1917. To commemorate the anniversary of the […]

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Date: Thursday 27 July 2017, 11:45 am - 3:00 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 […]

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 27 Jul 2017

Date: Thursday 27 July 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 […]

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Chocolate – Meet the People – Fri 28 Jul 2017

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Friday 28 July 2017, 10:30 am - 4:30 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Come and meet costumed characters from York’s sweet past on Kirkgate, our recreated Victorian street. Look out for Sir Joseph Terry, Joseph Rowntree and Mary Ann Craven and hear about their world famous chocolates and sweets. Free with admission, no need to book.

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Museum Monkeys Summer Drop In Session – Fri 28 Jul 2017

Cartoon monkey face on orange background

Date: Friday 28 July 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Chocolate and Sweet Treats – Discover what we have to offer for under 5s in our drop in Museum Monkeys sessions with a chocolate shop role play area, chocolate box making and chocolate stories. Available every day from 27 July to 3 September at 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free (museum admission applies), no […]

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Rowntree’s Theatrical Performances – Fri 28 Jul 2017

Exterior photo of York Castle Museum's 'Women's Prison' building opposite the Eye of York

Date: Friday 28 July 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

As part of our new chocolate experience, Chocolate: York’s Sweet Past, York Castle Museum and the Rowntree Society have been looking at the history of the Rowntree family. Lawrence, the grandson of Joseph Rowntree, died in the Battle of Passchendaele which started 100 years ago on July 31 1917. To commemorate the anniversary of the […]

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Guide’s Gallery Talk – Fri 28 Jul 2017

Date: Friday 28 July 2017, 11:45 am - 3:00 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 […]

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