Yorkshire Museum


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Opening Hours: Tuesday-Sunday 10am-5pm


Ticket Prices: 


Adult / Senior
(Admits one adult for 12 months)

(Admits one child aged 5-16 years for 12 months. (All children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.)

Young Person / Students
(Admits students or visitors aged 17-24 years for 12 months. Valid ID required)

York Resident Child
Free (All children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.)

Under 5s
Free (All children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times.)

(City of York Council Postcodes only) City of York Council Map can be found here

Free Concession
Eligible: claimants of means tested benefits inc. Universal Credit (all children in households receiving means-tested benefits are also eligible for free entry), MAX Card holders (1 card admits up to 2 adults and 2 children),  people seeking sanctuary or in the asylum process, National Art Pass holders, Community Participation Card holders, Museums Association, International Council of Museums, National Museum Directors Council Reciprocal Scheme, Museum Development Yorkshire volunteers, Visit York Pass holders, Blue Badge Tour guides and carers accompanying a paying adult/child needing assistance. Valid ID or other form of proof such as bank statement, letter, or mobile app required.

The Visit York Pass

To guarantee entry we strongly advise that Visit York Pass holders pre-book a free timed entry ticket prior to visiting. Please choose your preferred entry date and time and then select the Adult / Child ‘Visit York’ ticket option. Please book one ticket per person / Visit York Pass holder. Please have your Visit York Pass ready to show our team alongside your free ticket.

Click here to book.

Whilst pre-booking is not essential, please note that you may need to queue.

Group visits 

For groups of 10 or more people, we require an advance booking. We may not be able to accommodate visits from groups that have not pre-arranged their visit, so please book to avoid disappointment. Bookings can be made by completing a booking request form, or by emailing group.bookings@ymt.org.uk.

If you would like to book a visit for a school group, please visit our schools page, or email schools@ymt.org.uk for more information. 

Support the Yorkshire Museum

As a charity we rely on income from our visitors. If you can, please make a donation when booking your tickets to help us continue to share and care for York’s wonderful collections. Or, by saying yes to Gift Aid you will support the vital work of York Museums Trust. If you are able to consent to Gift Aid, we can claim an additional 25p for every £1 you give under the UK Government’s Gift Aid scheme.