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Best Places To Visit in York

Expert recommended Top 3 Places To Visit in York, UK. All of our places to visit actually face a rigorous 50-Point Inspection, which includes local reviews, history, business standards, ratings, satisfaction, trust, price and their trading excellence. Only the bee's knees!

NATIONAL RAILWAY MUSEUM

Leeman Road, York YO26 4XJ Directions

Since 1975

Here’s The Deal:
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The National Railway Museum founded in 1975 and its art collection combines works from the former York Railway Museum. This is the home to iconic locomotives and an unrivalled collection of engineering brilliance. The Collection also includes many portraits, with subjects ranging from engineers and senior officials to ordinary workers. They celebrate the past, present, and future of innovation on the railways. There are also maritime scenes, reflecting the railways’ role in operating docks, and shipping. Explore their school's programme, which offers strong curriculum links and a focus on science and engineering. Entry to the museum is free.

SPECIALITY:
Picture Library, Exhibitions, Learning, Research and Archive, Artefacts, Park and Ride, Dance Workshop, Learning Programs, Education, Events, Group and School Visits, Displays, Miniature Railway, Objects and Stories, Gift Shop, Visitor Center & Steam Train

Registration 02418239

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railwaymuseum.org.uk

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Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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YORK CASTLE MUSEUM

Tower Street, York YO1 9RY Directions

Since 1938

Here’s The Deal:
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York Castle Museum is the perfect venue to explore and understand how people lived over the past 400 years. The museum provides a range of activities and events for children under 5s to help them engage with the collections & exhibitions. Their workshops created by teachers and based on the National Curriculum covering history from medieval castles to the swinging sixties, as well as Science and Art. The YMT Card gives unlimited free entry to the Yorkshire Museum and Gardens. It offers inspiring, interactive and hands-on learning opportunities that directly support the National Curriculum. They afford free admission for the child (under 5). Assistance dogs are welcome.

SPECIALITY:
Displays, Music, Events, Adult and Family Programs, Workshops, Learning, Collections, Shows, Events Guide, Christmas and Festival, School and Group Visits, Exhibitions, Shops, Education & Community

Price: Adult (With 10% Gift Aid Donation) £10.00
Adult (Without Donation) £9.09
Access Day Ticket £5.00

Registration 4333013

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yorkcastlemuseum.org.uk

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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 4:30 pm
Sat & Sun Closed

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JORVIK VIKING CENTRE

Coppergate Shopping Centre, 19 Coppergate, York YO1 9WT Directions

Since 1984

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'Jorvik Viking Centre' offers unique visits for groups wanting to explore all of York’s heritage throughout the year. It has over the past 35 years, Jorvik revolutionised the heritage attraction experience, bringing the past to life like never before. The centre explores the world of the Vikings and Anglo-Saxons with their cross-curricular, and interactive workshops. They have 45-minute sessions specially designed to spark your pupils’ interest in the past by exploring a variety of fun and interesting themes. Their latest cutting edge technology bringing the Viking period to real life. Enjoy their improved ride experience and be transported back in time over 1,000 years.

SPECIALITY:
Tourist Attraction, Campaign Canute, The Vikings, Shops, Education, Classroom Resources, Workshops, Children's Activities, Touring Exhibitions, Jorvik Artefact Gallery, Events, Outreach Programs & York Archaeological Trust

Price: Adult £12.50, Child (5-16) £8.50, Concessions £10.50, Family 4 £34 & Family 5 £38

Registration 3405154

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jorvikvikingcentre.co.uk

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Mon - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

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