Top List of Museums in York

Are you fond of history? Or do you love taking a journey to the past? Here is a list of famous museums in York that let you know the historical stories of the city. Explore these popular museums of York to educate yourself! You can visit things to do in York page if you want to check all other attractions and activities.

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  1. York Castle Museum

    #1 of 10 Museums in York
    York Castle Museum

    Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: Eye of York, York YO1 9RY, United Kingdom

    Timings: 09:30 am - 05:00 pm Details

    York Castle Museum isn’t just going to show you the past - it’s going to let you be a part of it. The museum stands on the site of York Castle, built in 1068 by William the Conqueror. The ...Read more

  2. Yorkshire Air Museum

    #2 of 10 Museums in York
    Yorkshire Air Museum

    Tags: Specialty Museum, Courtyard

    Address: Yorkshire Air Museum,Halifax Way, Elvington, York, YO41 4AU

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    Situated in the scenic countryside, Yorkshire Air Museum and Allied Air Forces Memorial is a one of a kind tribute to the development of aircrafts through the ages and the men and women who served in ...Read more

  3. Yorkshire Museum

    #3 of 10 Museums in York
    Yorkshire Museum

    Tags: Museum

    Address: Museum St., York YO1 7FR, England

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    The Yorkshire Museum came up in 1830 and has since then has housed collections deemed to be of national and international importance. The Museum has collections dating back to prehistoric times and th...Read more

  4. Fairfax House

    #4 of 10 Museums in York
    Fairfax House

    Tags: Art And Culture, Historical Site, Architecture , Specialty Museum

    Address: Castlegate, York YO1 9RN, England

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    When you visit the castles and cathedrals of York, you see places where the rich and famous of old Yorkshire worked and prayed. But where did the nobility of Yorkshire live? What were there homes like...Read more

  5. Micklegate Bar Museum

    #5 of 10 Museums in York
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: The End Warehouse, Prospect Terrace

    Timings: 09:00 am - 05:30 pm Details
  6. St Mary's Abbey

    #6 of 10 Museums in York
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: Yorkshire Museum, Museum St, York YO1 7FR, UK

  7. Richard Iii Experience At Monk Bar

    #7 of 10 Museums in York
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    Tags: Museum

    Address: 6 Goodramgate, York YO1 7LQ, UK

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details
  8. National Railway Museum York

    #8 of 10 Museums in York
    National Railway Museum York

    Tags: Educational Site, Specialty Museum

    Address: Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ, England

    Timings: 10:00 am - 06:00 pm Details

    This is about as close as you will ever come to your childhood fantasy of being a train driver. Whether you have just a passing interest in trains or you happen to be a devoted train spotter, you are ...Read more

  9. Jorvik Viking Centre

    #9 of 10 Museums in York
    Jorvik Viking Centre

    Tags: Art And Culture, Museum, Tourist Center

    Address: Coppergate Centre, York YO1 9WT, England

    Timings: 10:00 am - 05:00 pm Details

    JVC museum recreates the Viking age for its visitors. York Archaeological Trust conducted several excavations in Central York and found objects and remains over thousand years old. The dig had lasted ...Read more

  10. York Cold War Bunker

    #10 of 10 Museums in York
    York Cold War Bunker

    Tags: Military Museum, War Memorial, Military Area

    Address: Monument Close, off Acomb Road, York YO24 4HT, England

    Timings: 10:00 am - 04:00 pm Details

    Need a break from the Romans and Vikings? If the Cold War years of nail biting anticipation are more to your liking, this one is for you. Take a guided tour to this 2 storeyed Cold War Bunker that had...Read more

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