Yorkshire Museum

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Curator’s Talk – Tue 28 Mar 2017

Date: Tuesday 28 March 2017, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Want to find out more about the collections at the Yorkshire Museum? Our knowledgeable curators regularly give free talks that provide further insight into the fantastic objects we have on display.

Today’s topic is ‘Methall Roman Hoard‘.

Free with admission, no need to book.

We may occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks so please phone ahead on 01904 687687 for the latest information. Please visit our Curator’s Talk page for details of future events.

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Museum Baby – Under the Sea – Fri 31 Mar 2017

Date: Friday 31 March 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Museum Baby (under two years old) – Special baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including songs and sensory activities for babies and their carers. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the early years Curriculum. A perfect introduction to museums!

Under the Sea – Play with the sea creatures in the water and play the octopus game.

£4.00 per child (admission applies for adults) – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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Museum Baby – Romans – Fri 7 Apr 2017

Date: Friday 7 April 2017, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Museum Baby (under two years old) – Special baby sessions linked to exhibitions, including songs and sensory activities for babies and their carers. Sessions are a mixture of free flow and adult led activities which all relate to the early years Curriculum. A perfect introduction to museums!

Romans – Wear a Roman style helmet and play with the wooden sword and shield.

£4.00 per child (admission applies for adults) – click here to book through Eventbrite.

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PAS Finds Day – Fri 7 Apr 2017

Date: Friday 7 April 2017, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Potential objects of treasure, as defined by the Treasure Act 1996, must be reported to the coroner within 14 days of discovery. Our Finds Liaison Officer based at the Yorkshire Museum can advise and facilitate the reporting of treasure.

Bring your finds and meet our PAS Officer today between 10am and 1pm (no need to book).

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Feasts and Foods – Sat 8 Apr 2017

Date: Saturday 8 April 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Set the tables to find out about foods of the medieval period.

Available daily from 8 – 23 April, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Medieval Monks – Sat 8 Apr 2017

Date: Saturday 8 April 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Meet a ‘monk’ or a ‘medieval lady’ to find out about life as a monk and become a scribe colouring in illuminated letter designs.

Available daily from 8 – 23 April, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Stunning Stained Glass – Sat 8 Apr 2017

Date: Saturday 8 April 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

St Mary’s Abbey in York Museum Gardens once had colourful stained glass windows. Take inspiration from stained glass designs to make your own ‘stained glass’ using coloured cellophane.

Available daily from 8 – 23 April, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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YMT Book Club – I, Claudius by Robert Graves – Sat 8 Apr 2017

Date: Saturday 8 April 2017, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Despised for his weakness and regarded by his family as little more than a stammering fool, the nobleman Claudius quietly survives the intrigues, bloody purges and mounting cruelty of the imperial Romandy nasties, watching from the side lines to record the reigns of its emperors.

Free with admission, no need to book.

Please click here to see all of our current YMT Book Club dates.

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Feasts and Foods – Sun 9 Apr 2017

Date: Sunday 9 April 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Set the tables to find out about foods of the medieval period.

Available daily from 8 – 23 April, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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Medieval Monks – Sun 9 Apr 2017

Date: Sunday 9 April 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Meet a ‘monk’ or a ‘medieval lady’ to find out about life as a monk and become a scribe colouring in illuminated letter designs.

Available daily from 8 – 23 April, 11am – 1pm & 2pm – 4pm.

Free with admission, no need to book.

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