York Castle Museum

Visitors in Kirkgate
The Eye of York,
York YO1 9RY

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Take a journey through 400 years of history at York Castle Museum!  Displays include costume, military history, toys and the world-famous Victorian Street, Kirkgate.  Going back in time has never been easier - or so much fun!

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For group bookings, follow this link to complete a booking form.

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A full programme of education workshops is available which supports the National Curriculum http://www.yorkcastlemuseum.org.uk/Page/Schools.aspx


Victorian Britain, modern social history, military history, costume, crafts.

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Toys Through Time

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Julia Domna Head Pot

Julia Domna Head Pot

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Serapis Dedication Tablet

Serapis Dedication Tablet

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York Chocolate Sent to WW1 Soldiers

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