20 Best Things To Do Indoors In York Near Me | Day Out With The Kids

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Tudor exhibition at Barley Hall in York

Barley Hall

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Stately Homes and Gardens

Barley Hall is a stunning medieval house, once home to the Priors of Nostell and the Mayor of York. Until the 1980s the house was hidden under the re...

Boy looking at display at Yorkshire Museum in York

Yorkshire Museum

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

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 no...

View from Holy Trinity Church in York

Holy Trinity Church

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

Discover a glimpse of the medieval world tucked behind a busy shopping street. Coloured light filters through stained glass windows to illuminate une...

People looking around at Yorks Chocolate Story

York's Chocolate Story5 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

While other British cities were built on steel, coal or wool, York’s history is somewhat sweeter as you’ll discover at York’s Chocolate Story. Discov...

York Minster at night

York Minster

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Landmarks

York Minster is a world-famous artistic and architectural masterpiece built between the 1220s and the 1470s. It offers people of all ages a wealth of...

Typewriter at Gr8escape York

Gr8escape York

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Are you cool in a crisis? Or could you crack under pressure? You’ll find out at Gr8escape York where, as a team, you’ll have just one hour to break a...

The Potions Cauldron

The Potions Cauldron

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Visit The Potions Cauldron in York and enter the magical world of potion making! Once you set foot in this quirky little boutique, located on the his...

DIG: An Archaeological Adventure

DIG: An Archaeological Adventure

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

DIG: An Archaeological Adventure is a unique hands-on experience that will allow your little explorers to truly feel the thrill of archaeological dis...

Jorvik Viking Centre

Jorvik Viking Centre4 out of 5 starstotal reviews(2)

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

Turn your next family day out into a discovery expedition back in time as you delve into York’s fascinating Viking legacy at JORVIK Viking Centre. Th...

York Dungeon guests enjoying The Golden Fleece part of the experience

York Dungeon

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Step into York’s fascinating past and journey through 2000 years of history with an immersive adventure at York Dungeon. 11 live shows and a whole ca...

Girl at birthday party at Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio in York

Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Rainbows Ceramics Painting Studio makes a perfect family activity, we can promise you a great way to keep them occupied for hours! We have a great se...

Boy doing craft at Bish Bash Pot in York

Bish Bash Pot

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Pottery Centres and Ceramic Cafes

Splish and splash at Bish Bash Pot! It’s the place aspiring artists and everyone who enjoys having a messy good time call home. With a team of artist...

Family on miniature train at National Railway Musuem in York

National Railway Museum

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

At National Railway Museum there are big trains, bigger rides, it's the perfect platform for the biggest railway day out ever! Great for kids of all...

Displays at York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum

  • York
  • Indoor and Outdoor
  • Museums and Art Galleries

York Castle Museum is one of Britain's leading museums of everyday life. It shows how people used to live by displaying thousands of household object...

Boy with VR headset on at Play It VR

Play It VR

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Tourist Attractions

Make new memories in a whole new world at Play It VR, where there’s over 80 virtual reality games for you to jump into. There’s an enormous mix of po...

Kids on balance beam at Energi Trampoline Park York

Energi Trampoline Park York

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Trampoline Parks

At Energi Trampoline Park York imagine how much fun you, your family and friends can have together in a gigantic indoor park filled wall to wall with...

Boy on go kart at York MotorSports Village in York

York MotorSports Village

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Go Karting and Driving

York MotorSports Village is a race themed indoor Go karting centre and proud winners of The Visit York Tourism Awards: Visitor Attraction of the Year...

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Vue York

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Cinemas and Theatres

Young and old alike, the cinema has always been a classic day out. Jump into movie magic at Vue York, where you’ll find all your favourites, from exc...

Baby girl at Wacky Warehouse - Flying Legends in York

Wacky Warehouse - Flying Legends

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Indoor and Soft Play Areas

The air conditioned Wacky Warehouse at the Flying Legends has plenty of colourful modern adventure play equipment crammed into a vertical climbing ma...

Tenpin York

Tenpin York

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Ten Pin Bowling Alleys

Looking for something right up your alley? Discover Tenpin York, and enjoy a day out that will knock the socks off your little bowlers! Anyone can ha...

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