Yorkshire Museum

Events

Low Sensory Experience – Sun 19 Jan 2020

Date: Sunday 19 January 2020, All Day
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Our Low Sensory Experiences are designed for visitors who would prefer a quieter visit to our museum.

During the event, light and sound levels will be adjusted so it’s a less overwhelming environment. You’ll still be able to visit all the galleries, but there will be no dark areas and no sudden sounds.

There is seating provided around the museum, and a quiet space will be available should you need it. Our trained guides will be happy to provide guidance during your visit, or please contact us ahead should you have any questions.

Events are free for visitors with autism, dementia, visual impairments or similar issues. Carers and children under 16 will also be admitted for free. Accompanying members of a group will be admitted for £4, and standard admission is £8. There is no need to book ahead.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 19 Jan 2020

Date: Sunday 19 January 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Museum Monkeys: Museum Babies – Greeks – Fri 24 Jan 2020

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Friday 24 January 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Museum Baby (under two years old) Fridays, 10am – 11am

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!

Sessions are now FREE! Museum admission applies. (Free admission for under 5s)

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What we’ll be doing: Find Medusa’s eye in the ball pool & ancient Greek dress up.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 26 Jan 2020

Date: Sunday 26 January 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Curator Talk: How to Fossilise a slug – Tue 28 Jan 2020

Date: Tuesday 28 January 2020, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Our lunchtime talks are ideal for gaining an insight into some of our most interesting artefacts from our archaeology and natural science collections. Talks take place Tuesdays 12.30-1pm and are FREE with admission. There’s no need to book.

Please note that we may occasionally have to change the dates or titles of talks – please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the latest information.

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Museum Monkeys: Museum Babies – Flowers and Fairies – Fri 31 Jan 2020

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Friday 31 January 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Museum Baby (under two years old) Fridays, 10am – 11am

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!

Sessions are now FREE! Museum admission applies. (Free admission for under 5s)

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What we’ll be doing: Decorate a flower Fairy and investigate the flower toys.

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Viking Play Area – Sat 1 Feb 2020

Baby playing with rattle

Dates: Saturday 1 February 2020–Sunday 29 March 2020, 12:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Discover our Medieval York: Capital of the North Gallery and investigate our Museum Monkeys Under 5s play area to discover Viking themed toys & books.

Included in museum admission. No need to book.

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Viking Trail – Sat 1 Feb 2020

A young girl and woman look at the York Helmet on display

Dates: Saturday 1 February 2020–Sunday 29 March 2020, All Day
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Take a trail around the museum and see if you can spot our seven Viking characters to find the missing letters that spell a special Viking word.

Hand it in to our Visitor Experience team for a little chocolate treat and to enter our prize draw to win a Viking game!

50p per trail, no need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 2 Feb 2020

Date: Sunday 2 February 2020, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Meet inside the Museum Street gates and gain an insight into one of the most popular gardens in York. The gardens contain a wealth of plant life, botanical specimens and wildlife, as well as the spectacular ruins of St Mary’s Abbey and the Roman Multangular Tower. Our knowledgeable guides will show you the highlights of this truly unique garden.

Tours start at 1pm every Sunday and last approximately one hour.

Free, no need to book.

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Museum Monkeys: Museum Babies – Treasure Hunt – Fri 7 Feb 2020

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Friday 7 February 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Museum Baby (under two years old) Fridays, 10am – 11am

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!

Sessions are now FREE! Museum admission applies. (Free admission for under 5s)

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What we’ll be doing: Use the metal detector to find treasure in the sand.

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