Enjoy a variety of family-friendly and adult events at York Castle Museum throughout the year.

Events - 21 Mar 19

Early Year Explorers – The Great War – Thu 21 Mar 2019

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Thursday 21 March 2019, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: York Castle Museum

Early Years Explorers – Activities for children aged two to five years old which include songs, stories, games and craft activities. Sessions are based on familiar preschool play areas, which are enhanced to help children learn about the museum’s collections and exhibitions through play. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

The Great War – Try on the soldiers’ hat and play with horses and tanks.

Sessions are FREE for kids, museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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Volunteer’s Gallery Talk – Thu 21 Mar 2019

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

Date: Thursday 21 March 2019, 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.

Included in admission, no need to book.

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.

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Spotlight Talk – Thu 21 Mar 2019

A woman sat on a chair wearing, white gloves and holding an orange, high-heeled shoe.

Date: Thursday 21 March 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:10 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Find out more about objects on display at York Castle Museum through this programme of short, focused talks.

Join members of our curatorial team as they explore some of the stories York Castle Museum has to share.

This talk is frewith your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

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Spotlight: A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes – Thu 21 Mar 2019

A person stood on an escalator wearing a pair of 'bag boots'.

Date: Thursday 21 March 2019, 2:00 pm - 2:15 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Want to find out more about A Personal Collection of Vivienne Westwood Shoes?

Join our knowledgeable curators as they shine a spotlight on some of the fascinating shoes in this exhibition.

Each talk will start at 2pm and last around 15 minutes.

This event is included in your museum admission and is baby friendly. There’s no need to book.

For our admission prices, please see our visitor information page.

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