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York Castle Museum is a museum in York. The museum features exhibits related to Weapons and War, Music, Personalities, Coins and Medals, Decorative and Applied Art, Costume and Textiles, Toys and Hobbies, Medicine, Archives, Social History, Science and Technology, Agriculture and Land Transport.

York Castle Museum
The Eye of York
YO1 9RY York

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology



Visitor information

Opening hours

York Castle Museum is open daily from 9.30am until 5pm, except 25 and 26 December and 1 January, and will be closing at 2.30pm on 24 and 31 December.



Adult: £10.00 (25 years + over)
*Access Ticket - £5
**Child (16 and under) - Free (16 and under)
York Card Holders - Free (subject to a valid York Card)
Wheelchair user plus one carer – FREE

Group rates are available for groups of 10+. For further details please contact Group Bookings on 01904 687633.

Come Back For Free:
Tickets purchased before 22.05.15 are valid for 12 months, at no extra charge, so you can come back as many times as you like for a year. Tickets are non-transferable so we need to take your name and address, and you will be asked for ID on your return. If you don’t want to give your details, day tickets are available at the same price.

*Access Tickets: Up to 50% discount for visitors aged 17-24 or in receipt of Income-related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-based Jobs Seekers Allowance, Pension Credit or Income Support. Evidence of support may be required.
**Maximum four children per adult, additional children will be charged at £4.50 per child.



  • Restaurant

  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


The Eye of York, York, England

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