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Garden, free entry


Museum Gardens

Museum Gardens


PLEASE NOTE: The gardens are closed on Christmas Day, Boxing Day, and New Year’s Day.

Welcome to York Museum Gardens - a place to relax and unwind in the heart of the city.

The gardens are set on an historical site which includes the remains of the Roman fortress tower, and the medieval St Mary's Abbey and the Hospitium.

They are home to more than 40 species of birds, and the botanical collection has recently been updated with a Fern garden, an American prairie, Butterfly and Astronomy borders.

Opening details

Open 7am - 8pm in Summer.
Open 7am - 6pm in Winter.


Free entry

Events at this Venue

date event
Thu 16 Nov - Mon 1 Jan Christmas at York Museum Gardens
Sat 2 Dec - Sun 6 Jan Medieval York: Capital of the North



See location of Yorkshire Museum and Gardens on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 599521  Lat: 53.96153 Long: -1.08852

On Foot:
Located in the city centre.

Park & Ride:
With six cleverly located sites surrounding the city centre getting into York has never been easier.


Yorkshire Museum & Gardens

01904 687687


Museum Gardens,


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Regional Tourist Board MemberRegional Tourist Board Member
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted


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