One of York’s greatest treasures has returned to the city midway through a national tour which has already seen it viewed by more than 50,000 people.

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The York Helmet Back On Show At the Yorkshire Museum

One of York’s greatest treasures has returned to the city midway through a national tour which has already seen it viewed by more than 50,000 people. The York Helmet, the best surviving Anglian Helmet in Europe, has been on display at Nottingham Lakeside Arts and The Atkinson, Southport, as part of the Yorkshire Museum and …

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Award Winning Film, Talk and Exhibition on the Refugee Crisis

Refugee Week at York Museums Trust 18-24 June 2018 The chance to take part in a Q&A with the director of an award winning film on the children of the Calais Jungle is taking place at the Yorkshire Museum  on June 20 as part of  Refugee Week (June 18-24). Calais Children: A Case to Answer …

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York Museums Trust’s Open Weekend

York residents receive free entry to York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum and York Castle Museum June 23-24 2018 Feed a dinosaur, see a major new exhibition by a world renowned potter or delve into treasures of York Castle Museum later this month at the York Museums Trust Open Weekend. York Art Gallery, the Yorkshire Museum …

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New Display at the Yorkshire Museum Reveals the Hidden Women of the Yorkshire Philosophical Society

14 May 2018 A new display revealing the hidden history of the women who gave their time, money and collections to a society which initially banned them from joining has been revealed at the Yorkshire Museum. Set up in 1822 as a forum to improve members’ understanding of natural sciences, the Yorkshire Philosophical Society (YPS) refused membership to …

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International Garden Photographer of the Year Comes to York Museum Gardens for 2018

11 April 2018 Some of the finest images of plant life, gardens and green spaces in the world will go on show in York next month in a new display in York Museum Gardens. Now in its 12th year, The International Garden Photographer of the Year is the world’s most prestigious photographic competition for this genre, …

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Prehistoric Reptile Pregnant with Octuplets on Display in Yorkshire Museum’s New Jurassic Exhibition

5 April 2018 Palaeontologists have discovered part of the skeleton of a 180 million-year-old pregnant ichthyosaur with the remains of between six and eight tiny embryos between its ribs. The new specimen was studied by palaeontologists Mike Boyd and Dean Lomax from The University of Manchester. It was collected around 2010 from near Whitby, North Yorkshire and is from …

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Rising star working on latest Jurassic World film to attend the opening of the new ‘Yorkshire’s Jurassic World’ exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum

21 March 2018 A rising star of the film industry currently working on the new Jurassic World: Fallen Kingdom film is set to attend the opening of a major new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum later this month. Umar Hussain has worked on some of the biggest Disney films of recent years, including Star Wars: The Last …

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York Museums Trust announce the winners of the local schools competition

14 March 2018 York Museums Trust have selected the winners from the schools competition offering the opportunity to ask Sir David Attenborough three questions based on the natural world. In January, York Museums Trust announced that Sir David Attenborough would be officially opening the brand new major exhibition, Yorkshire’s Jurassic World at the Yorkshire Museum on …

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York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum Open As Normal

1 March 2018 York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum are all open normal hours this week. The Artists Garden and the Edible Wood behind York Art Gallery are closed until further notice due to the weather conditions. Visitors are asked to plan their journey ahead as there is heavy snow and high winds …

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Discover the Dramatic Lost Landscapes and Giants of Jurassic Yorkshire in a Major New Exhibition Opening at the Yorkshire Museum on 24 March 2018

8 February 2018 Step foot into the dramatic lost landscapes of Jurassic Yorkshire and discover the giants which lived there in a major new exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum. Yorkshire’s Jurassic World will combine internationally significant collections with the latest technology to transport visitors back to the deep seas, tropical reefs and dinosaur country which made …

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