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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: 25, 26 December and 1 January.

Early closing at 2.30pm: 24 and 31 December.

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0 - 4 Free
5 - 16 £3.50
Adults £8.00
Students £5.60


YMT Card Holder FREE
Visitors on Universal Credit £4.00
FREE for York Residents on Universal Credit

More admission


  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible


York Museum Gardens, York, England


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