Yorkshire Museum



YMT Card Holder                                           FREE

Adult (with 10% Gift Aid Donation)    £7.50

Adult (without donation)                         £6.81

Child (16 and under*)                                 FREE with a paying adult

Access Day Ticket**                                     £4

With a YorkCard                                           20% off day tickets


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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, invitations to private views and more…

YMT Card: £22 / £20 by annual Direct Debit
Access YMT Card: £11 / £10 by annual Direct Debit**
York Resident YMT Card: £11 / £10 by annual Direct Debit**
York Resident Access YMT Card: Free***

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

**Our Access YMT Cards and Tickets are for visitors who are able to demonstrate that they are either aged 17-24 or in receipt of Pension Credit, Income-Related Employment and Support Allowance, Income-Based Job Seeker’s Allowance, or Income Support. York Museums Trust is a charity which is committed to providing access to everybody.

***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.

The above prices do not apply to group bookings of ten or more. YMT Cards are not eligible for group bookings.

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.



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.