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The Yorkshire Museum and Gardens is a museum in York that holds five permanent collections of national importance covering biology, geology, archaeology, numismatics and astronomy. One of the highlights of the museum is a well-preserved Viking sword. The York Museum Gardens are botanic gardens designed in a gardenesque style, with various species of plants, trees and birds.

Yorkshire Museum and Gardens
York Museum Gardens
YO1 7FR York

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology Nature & Natural History



Visitor information

Opening hours

Monday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Tuesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Wednesday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Thursday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Friday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Saturday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 05:00 pm


Closed: Dec 25,26, and Jan 1.2
Dec 24,31: closing at 2:30 p.m.

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Adults £7.50
Admission £4.00
Child (16 and under) with a paying adult Free


Come Back For Free!
Tickets purchased before 22 May 2015 are valid for 12 months at no extra charge. Tickets are non-transferable so we need to take...

More admission


  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


York Museum Gardens, York, England

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