Ripon Museum Trust | Day Out With The Kids

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Ripon Museum Trust

  • Ripon
  • Indoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Ripon Museum Trust has three museums with the common theme of Law and Order. At the Workhouse Museum you can dress as a Victorian pauper and play in the old school room. At the Prison and Police museum you can sit on the police motorbike and try Victorian hard labour!
At the Courthouse museum you can sit at the judges bench and send your family to jail!
Three great museums equals one great day out!

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Opening hours

Daily Workhouse Museum: 11.00am - 4.00pm Prison and Police Museum and Courthouse Museum: 1.00pm - 4.00pm


Individual museums vary in price, with adult tickets from £4.50 and child tickets from £4.00

Travel & Contact Information


Workhouse Museum, 75 Allhallowgate, Ripon, North Yorkshire, HG4 1LE, England

Phone number

01765 690799



Click here to visit Ripon Museum Trust's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

No, there are no toilets available.

The Workhouse has a unisex disable toilet with a baby changing unit.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

Ripon Museum Trust has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

Yes, there is an onsite restaurant.

Close to the centre of Ripon which is full of great places to eat and drink.

Ripon Museum Trust has not told us if they are fully wheelchair friendly.

Ripon Museum Trust has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

Ripon Museum Trust has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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