There are certainly many museums to visit in York that reveal the long historic presence that the city has. It is the home of York Castle Museum, York Art Gallery, Yorkshire Museum, York Minster’s Undercroft Museum, York Chocolate Story, National Railway Museum, York Army Museum, Jorvik Viking Museum, Roman Bath, Holgate Windmill and the very poplular York Dungeon that brings York’s history to life by means of theatrical entertainment.
York Castle Museum
The Castle Museum is situated at Clifford’s Tower, what remains of York’s two castles. Learn more.
The Yorkshire Museum relates to themed exhibitions based on local history. Learn more.
York Art Gallery
York Art Gallery recently reopened in 2015 after refurbishment. Learn more.
Bar Convent Museum
York’s Bar Convent Museum tells the historic tale of religion and how it endured persecution. Learn more.
York Army Museum
York Army Museum/Royal Dragoon Guards describes the history of how it was established in 1992. Learn more.
York Dungeon brings York’s horrible histories to life in theatrical entertainment. Learn more.
York Chocolate Story
York Chocolate Story tastefully describes York historic confectionary production. Learn more.
National Railway Museum
The National Railway Museum includes famous locomotives such as the Mallard. Learn more.
What seemingly is a public house also contains the remains of a communal Roman bath. Learn more.
Jorvik Viking Museum
Take a visit back in time to York’s Viking era with sights, sounds and smells! Learn more.
Holgate Windmill is York’s last surviving windmill in walking distance to the town centre. Learn more.