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

Events - 11 Apr 19

Easter Trail – Thu 11 Apr 2019

Colourful banner with cartoon Victorian lady and dinosaurs

Date: Thursday 11 April 2019, 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Venue: York Castle Museum

Can you solve all the clues in our special Easter Trail? Complete the trail and you could be in with a chance to win a special chocolate egg!

The Easter Trail costs 50p and museum admission applies. There’s no need to book.

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Early Year Explorers – Traditional Birthday Celebrations – Thu 11 Apr 2019

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

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

Early Year 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.

They’re a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the Early Years curriculum.

At this Traditional Birthday Celebrations session – play pin the tail on the donkey, listen to birthday stories and make mini bunting.

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 11 Apr 2019

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

Date: Thursday 11 April 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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