Merchant Taylors’ Hall

Meet our members, learn about our history, our role in the city today and engage with the exhibitors

Holgate Windmill

Come and see York’s only surviving windmill, restored and in full working order

Bedern Hall

Bedern Hall

Tucked away behind bustling Goodramgate stands Bedern Hall – the 14th century dining hall of the Vicars Choral of York Minster

York Mansion House

York Mansion House

An inspiring, interactive environment where you can discover how every Lord Mayor of York since 1732 has danced, dined and entertained

Barley Hall

Barley Hall

Explore this beautifully restored medieval townhouse, learn about its 15th century inhabitants and discover the Magic & Mystery exhibition

Clifford’s Tower

Clifford’s Tower

There’s plenty to discover at Clifford’s Tower, standing proud on its high mound, raised by William the Conqueror

DIG: An archaeological Adventure

DIG: An archaeological Adventure

Giving kids the chance to become trainee ‘diggers’ and discover the most exciting artefacts from 2,000 years of York’s history

Explore York – Map Attack

Explore York – Map Attack

Join us as we attempt to recreate old York from Lego and Duplo using some of our historic archive maps and plans

Fishergate Postern Tower

Fishergate Postern Tower

Come and see the internal rooms of this 500 year old tower, climb the narrow spiral staircase, find the garderobe, look for masons’ marks, operate the model portcullis

Henry VII Experience

Henry VII Experience

Explore stories of power and conflict in the medieval period, and the impact upon York of the first Tudor king

Jacobs Well

Jacobs Well

Jacobs Well is a medieval building in the centre of York which was originally the home of the Chantry priests of Holy Trinity Priory

Richard III Experience

Explore the impact the last Plantagenet monarch had on York when you visit the Richard III experience at Monk Bar

York Cold War Bunker

York Cold War Bunker

Enter the blast proof doors and experience the more unusual side of York’s heritage

Fairfax House

Unlock the splendour within one of England’s finest Georgian townhouses and let Fairfax House transport you to the glory days of city living