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Ryedale Folk Museum

Museum - Folk

Hutton-Le-Hole, YORK, North Yorkshire, YO62 6UA

Tel: 01751 417367

Ryedale Folk Museum

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About us

A unique visitor attraction located in the picturesque village of Hutton-le-Hole, where history is brought to life through the Museum’s buildings and collections.

Step back in time and explore:

A typical Iron Age roundhouse.

A Medieval crofter’s cottage.

A thatched Elizabethan Manor House.

An 18th Century thatched cottage, complete with rare wooden witch post.

A Victorian thatched cottage, washhouse and dairy.

An array of horse-drawn vehicles, including a hearse, fire engine, carriages and ploughs.

Traditional workshops of the blacksmith, cobbler, wheelwright, tinsmith, cooper, saddler and carpenter.

An Edwardian daylight photographic studio – the oldest in the country.

Vintage farming equipment and machinery, including tractors, ploughs, carts and a threshing machine.

A nostalgic 1950s village shop and chemist.

The Rosedale glass furnace – an insight into an illegal 15th Century glass making industry.

The Harrison Collection – a treasure trove of stunning antiques and rare curiosities.


Our exhibition buildings are set in beautiful surroundings, with pretty cottage gardens and a traditional allotment to explore.  You can also make friends with our heritage breed sheep, pigs and chickens.  Our gift shop and art gallery are free to browse during Museum opening hours.

Ryedale Folk Museum also offers a programme of events and school holiday activities – please visit our website for more information.

Opening Times

Season (10 Feb 2018 - 2 Dec 2018)

Guide Prices

Adults £7.95
Concessions (65yrs+ or Student with ID) £6.95
Children (4-15yrs) £6.95
Children (0-3yrs) Free
Family (2 Adults + 2 Children) £25.95

Please see our website for details of our annual pass - pay once and visit for a year!

Please contact us for educational visit and group rates.



  • Disabled access - Please see the 'Access' section on our website, or call us for more details.
  • Disabled toilets
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)


  • Picnic site


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome


  • Education/study area
  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Guided tours for groups - Advance notice is required - please contact us for more details.


  • Parking with charge - Parking is available adjacent to the Museum - please see our website for full details.

Property Facilities

  • Dogs accepted
  • Gift shop
  • Smoking not allowed

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Road Directions

Ryedale Folk Museum is located in the village of Hutton-le-Hole in the North York Moors National Park. We are located on the road which runs from Kirkbymoorside over ‘Blakey Ridge’ to the village of Castleton, just two miles north of the main A170 road between Helmsley and Pickering.

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