Yorkshire Museum | Day Out With The Kids

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Yorkshire Museum

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Ages 4+
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Attraction Information

Visit the Yorkshire Museum and see the bare bones of the cities past. Take a trip to a museum with fantastic exhibits about the old capital of the north and it’s intriguing history.

At the Extinct: A Way of Life exhibition your kids can glare at fossilised dinosaur bones, and learn about creatures past and present that didn’t make it to the 21st century. Exhibitions are often changing and every time you visit there will be something new to keep everyone entertained.

At the extinction exhibit you can walk over real dinosaur footprints enclosed in glass casing, and your kids can weigh themselves to see which dinosaur they match the closest in kilograms. You can also currently learn about old Roman York and how the famous empire effected modern day Yorkshire.

  • Learn about Yorkshire’s fascinating past
  • Visit exhibits such as Extinct: A Way of Life and Roman York
  • An inexpensive and entertaining day out
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Opening hours

Monday to Sunday 10:00 - 17:00
Closed 25th - 26th December & 1st January 

Pricing

General Admission
Adults: £7.50
Kids: Free

Travel & Contact Information

Address

Museum Gardens, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7FR, England

Phone number

01904 687687

Map

Website

Click here to visit Yorkshire Museum's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Yes, there are accessible toilets and baby changing facilities.

Yes, there are baby changing facilities.

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

Yes, snacks are available.

Yes, Yorkshire Museum is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

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

Yorkshire Museum has not told us if they are dog friendly.

Additional Info

Anything else I should know?

There is an onsite shop

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