York Castle Museum Tickets


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YMT Card Holder                                         FREE

Adult (with 10% Gift Aid Donation)  £11.00

Adult (without donation)                        £10.00

Child (16 and under)*                                FREE with a paying adult

Access Day Ticket**                                    £5.50

York Resident***                                          £8.00


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YMT Card

With a YMT Card, you can enjoy unlimited access to York Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum and York Art Gallery for a whole year, discounts in our shops and cafes, invitations to private views and more…

YMT Card: £22 / £20 by annual Direct Debit
Access YMT Card: £11 / £10 by annual Direct Debit**
York Resident YMT Card: £11 / £10 by annual Direct Debit**
York Resident Access YMT Card: Free***

*Up to four children free per one paying adult. Additional children aged 5-16 will be charged at £4 per child. Under 5s are free.

**Our Access YMT Cards and Tickets are for visitors who are able to demonstrate that they are either aged 17-24 or in receipt of Pension Credit, Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-Based Job Seeker’s Allowance, or Income Support. York Museums Trust is a charity which is committed to providing access to everybody.

***York residents must be able to demonstrate that they live within the City of York Council local authority boundary by providing a recent Council Tax statement, a valid YorkCard from an Explore library, a York student ID card or similar.

The above prices do not apply to group bookings of ten or more. YMT Cards are not eligible for group bookings.

If you or any of your party have an additional need that you feel may affect your visit, please talk to our Visitor Experience team when you arrive as you may be eligible for a discounted entry rate.


Free Admission

We offer free admission for the below. Please note that a valid card or proof of identity will be required in most circumstances.

  • Carers who are accompanying a disabled visitor
  • Blind or partially-sighted visitors
  • York Pass holders
  • York Museums Trust staff, Trustees and volunteers
  • Blue Badge Guide
  • Museums Association Card
  • ICOM (International Council of Museums) staff
  • NMDC (National Museums Directors council) staff
  • GEM (Group for Education in Museums) staff
  • York members of the Association of Voluntary Guides
  • MAX Card
  • Visit York Tourism Partners
  • Visit York VIP Pass
  • Museum and gallery employees for organisations included in the NMDC Reciprocal Free Admission Scheme


Group Bookings

We offer a range of booking options, workshops, and downloads for school groups, ESOL visitors, adult groups, and groups with additional access needs – please click the links to find out more.