Yorkshire Museum

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Museum Baby – Ancient Civilisations – Fri 21 Sep 2018

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Friday 21 September 2018, 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 our museum!

Ancient Civilisations – Find out about ancient Egyptians, Romans and Greeks through play. Find Medusa’s eye in the ball pool, wrap the mummy and make a mosaic collage.

Sessions are FREE for kids! Museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 23 Sep 2018

Date: Sunday 23 September 2018, 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 Baby – Telescopes – Fri 28 Sep 2018

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Friday 28 September 2018, 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 our museum!

Telescopes – Look for stars with the telescope, see the planet projection and listen to the moon story.

Sessions are FREE for kids! Museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 30 Sep 2018

Date: Sunday 30 September 2018, 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 Baby – The World – Fri 5 Oct 2018

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Friday 5 October 2018, 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 our museum!

The World – Play with the inflatable globes, do the world jigsaw and listen to the world story.

Sessions are FREE for kids! Museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 7 Oct 2018

Date: Sunday 7 October 2018, 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 Baby – Rocks and Minerals – Fri 12 Oct 2018

Cartoon monkey face against yellow background

Date: Friday 12 October 2018, 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 our museum!

Rocks and Minerals – Find the stones in the ball pool and listen to the stones story.

Sessions are FREE for kids! Museum admission applies for adults* – click here to book through Eventbrite.

*Free entry for adults with a YMT Card – 12 months of unlimited access to all York Museums Trust sites.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 14 Oct 2018

Date: Sunday 14 October 2018, 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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Relaxed Opening – Sun 14 Oct 2018

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

Date: Sunday 14 October 2018, 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Venue: Yorkshire Museum

Our Relaxed Openings 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.

For more information about accessibility, please visit our Access page here.

The event is 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 £7.50. There is no need to book ahead.

If you require any further information about this event, please email enquiries@ymt.org.uk or phone 01904 687687.

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York Museum Garden Tours – Sun 21 Oct 2018

Date: Sunday 21 October 2018, 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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