Yorkshire Museum

Previous Exhibitions — Index

Constantius: York’s Forgotten Emperor

16 July 2016 – 9 October 2016

This exhibition revealed the story of Constantius Chlorus (250AD – 306AD) who made his name in Britain, defeating rebellious generals and fighting Picts north of Hadrian’s Wall. Find out more.


Crystals From Beneath: The Minerals of Northern England

14 May 2016 – 10 July 2016

An exhibition showcasing crystals and minerals collected by enthusiasts Lindsay and Patricia Greenbank from various locations in Northern England, one of the best places in the world to find specimens. Find out more.


Richard III: Man & Myth

27 March 2015 – 31 January 2016

The myths and distorted truths that have shaped modern perceptions of Richard III were compared to the historical facts in this exhibition, which opened 26 March 2015 following the reburial Richard at Leicester Cathedral. Find out more.


1212: The Making of the City

7 April 2012 – 31 January 2013

This exhibition marked the 800th anniversary of York’s independence, telling the story of medieval York and celebrating the people, places and events that contributed to the city’s medieval heritage. Find out more.


Medieval York: The Power and the Glory

1 August 2010 – TBC

This atmospheric exhibition, set among the ruins of a medieval abbey and glowing with the colour of stained glass, evoked the wealth, power and craftsmanship of a key era in York’s history. Find out more.