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York Museum Gardens Forest School – Tue 9 Jul 2019

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Dates: Tuesday 9 July 2019–Wednesday 10 July 2019, 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Venue: York Museum Gardens

The outdoors can be a magical adventure for our little explorers and here at York Museums Trust we are excited to launch our York Museum Gardens Forest School. Children will be led through stories and adventures by our experienced Forest School qualified leader. Come along and join in our foraging, building, exploring and nature tracking activities that are designed to develop your little ones skills through fun and adventure. Find out more here.

Six weekly sessions lasting two hours, aimed towards children aged 2 – 5 years old.

Each session is £10, book via Eventbrite.

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CURATORS TALKS: MUSEUM GARDENS IN BLOOM- TUE 9 JUL 2019 – Tue 9 Jul 2019

Date: Tuesday 9 July 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

This lunchtime talk is ideal for gaining an insight into some of the most interesting flowers and bloom from our collection as summer is approaching fast.  

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BOOK CLUB: THE PENELOPIAD BY MARGARET ATWOOD- SAT 13 JUL – Sat 13 Jul 2019

Book held open

Date: Saturday 13 July 2019, 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Join the book club with a difference. A friendly bunch of people who are passionate about history, museums and books.

Come along to any of the sessions at our museum for a lively discussion regardless of whether you like or even finished the book!

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 14 Jul 2019

Date: Sunday 14 July 2019, 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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CURATORS TALK: ARCHAEOLOGY F THE MUSEUM GARDENS- TUE 16 JUL 2019 – Tue 16 Jul 2019

Date: Tuesday 16 July 2019, 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm
Venue: York Museum Gardens

This lunchtime talk is ideal for gaining an insight into some of the most interesting artefacts found from our gardens. 

This talk is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the futher information.

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ONE GIANT LEAP!- SAT 20 JUL 2019 – Sat 20 Jul 2019

Dates: Saturday 20 July 2019–Sunday 21 July 2019, All Day
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Celebrate the 50th Anniversary of the moon landings with a cosmodorm, film screenings, activities, talks and more, this weekend, at the Yorkshire Museum and York Observatory.

The event is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the further information.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 21 Jul 2019

Date: Sunday 21 July 2019, 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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THE FIFTY SIX MILLION YEAR SUMMER- TUE 23 JUL 2019 – Tue 23 Jul 2019

Dates: Tuesday 23 July 2019–Sunday 1 September 2019, 11:00 am - 4:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Want to travel back in time to feel what earth is like millions of years ago?

From Deep Oceans through Dinosaur Country to Coral Seas where ancient species of fish lived. Join us over the summer as we create three very different environments filled with the variety of Jurassic Life forms that would have inhabited them.

This talk is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the further information or visit our website.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 28 Jul 2019

Date: Sunday 28 July 2019, 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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PAS FINDS DAY- FRI 2 AUG 2019 – Fri 2 Aug 2019

Date: Friday 2 August 2019, All Day
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Curious of how old your items truly are? Have you found an archaeological object that you would like to find out more about?

If so, bring your finds for identification and have them recorded with the Portable Antiquities Scheme if they are more than 300 years old.

This is included with your museum admission. There’s no need to book.

Please call 01904 687687 or email enquiries@ymt.org.uk before your visit for the latest information or visit our website.

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