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Viking Drum Making – Sun 20 Aug 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Sunday 20 August 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Make your own mini Viking drum to take home. Decorate it with the motifs and designs that you can see on our collections throughout the Viking exhibition. Sessions take place 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free with admission, no need to book.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 20 Aug 2017

Date: Sunday 20 August 2017, 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 […]

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Viking Brooch Making – Mon 21 Aug 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Monday 21 August 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us this week to make your own ‘silver’ Viking brooch. With all materials provided all you need is your own cloak to pin it to! Sessions take place 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free with admission, no need to book.

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Viking Brooch Making – Tue 22 Aug 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Tuesday 22 August 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us this week to make your own ‘silver’ Viking brooch. With all materials provided all you need is your own cloak to pin it to! Sessions take place 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free with admission, no need to book.

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Curator’s Talk – Tue 22 Aug 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Tuesday 22 August 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 talk will be on ‘Viking: Rediscover the Legend – The Vale of York Hoard’. Free with admission, no need to book. We may occasionally […]

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Viking Brooch Making – Wed 23 Aug 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Wednesday 23 August 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us this week to make your own ‘silver’ Viking brooch. With all materials provided all you need is your own cloak to pin it to! Sessions take place 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free with admission, no need to book.

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Thor’s Thursdays – Thu 24 Aug 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Thursday 24 August 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us for special activities inspired by Thor the Viking God of Thunder, with a different theme each week. 3 Aug: Belt Making – Add a metallic design to your own ‘leather’ belt. 10 Aug: Coin Striking – Meet our Viking character who will strike you a coin. 17 Aug: Curators Corner – Join us […]

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Viking Brooch Making – Thu 24 Aug 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Thursday 24 August 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us this week to make your own ‘silver’ Viking brooch. With all materials provided all you need is your own cloak to pin it to! Sessions take place 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free with admission, no need to book.

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Observatory Opening – Thu 24 Aug 2017

Date: Thursday 24 August 2017, 11:30 am - 2:30 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

Learn more about astronomy at York’s oldest working observatory located in the centre of the York Museum Gardens. We aim to open 11.30am to 2.30pm on Thursdays and Saturdays subject to the availability of our volunteers. Please call 01904 687687 to check opening dates and times ahead of your visit. Free, no need to book.

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Viking Brooch Making – Fri 25 Aug 2017

Large building with pillars at the entrance with green lawn and blue sky

Date: Friday 25 August 2017, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join us this week to make your own ‘silver’ Viking brooch. With all materials provided all you need is your own cloak to pin it to! Sessions take place 11am – 1pm and 2pm – 4pm. Free with admission, no need to book.

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