Yorkshire Museum


The Yorkshire Museum is currently closed for the time being.


YMT Card Holder  FREE

Adult (with 10% Gift Aid Donation) £8.00

Adult (without donation) £7.27

Child (16 and under*) FREE with a paying adult – please note this will change from 23/9/2019- find out more here

Student/Young Person** £5.60

York Resident (with 10% Gift Aid Donation)*** £6.40

York Resident (without donation)*** £5.82

Visitors on Universal Credit*** £4.00 / FREE for York Residents on Universal Credit

With a YorkCard 20% off day tickets


*Up to four children free per one paying adult. Additional children of any age will be charged at £4 per child.

** For those aged 17-24 or in possession of a valid NUS card.

***York residents must be able to demonstrate that they live within the City of York Council local authority boundary by providing a recent Council Tax statement, a valid YorkCard from an Explore library, a York student ID card or similar.


If you or any of your party have an additional need that you feel may affect your visit, please talk to our Visitor Experience team when you arrive as you may be eligible for a discounted entry rate.


YMT Card

With a YMT Card, you can enjoy unlimited access to York Castle Museum, the Yorkshire Museum and York Art Gallery for a whole year,  discounts in our shops and cafes, exciting prizes and more.



Pushchairs are welcome and there are baby changing facilities on the Lower Ground Floor.

There are activities for children in all the galleries or you can download trails to use around the museum and gardens here: Star Trail around the Yorkshire Museum Exploring Extinct around the Extinct exhibition on the Ground Floor Capital of the North around the Capital of the North exhibition in the Lower Floor Medieval Gallery Minibeast Trail around the Museum Gardens

Picnics can be eaten in the Museum Gardens outside.


We welcome Guide Dogs, no other animals are allowed entry to the museum.


Photography for personal use is allowed around the museum, but there may be restrictions during special exhibitions, and the use of tripods may be restricted when busy.

Please seek permission in writing from the Museum Manager if you wish to take film/video footage for personal use.

If you would like to request permission to publish images of our collection, use them commercially or enquire about copyright click here.