York Museums Trust

Making a Visit

We welcome school and group visits to the York Castle Museum, the York Art Gallery and the Yorkshire Museum and Gardens. All the information you need is provided on our website – for further details, please contact us directly.

To book a visit, please click here to complete a booking form and email it to groupbookings@ymt.org.uk.

The Group Bookings department can also be contacted by telephone on 01904 687633.

 

Click here to download the guide to Planning Your Visit.

Click here to download the guide to On the Day Information.

Click here to download our York Castle Museum Teacher’s Guide

Click here to download the York Castle Museum Generic Risk Assessment Guidance.

Click here to download the Yorkshire Museum Generic Risk Assessment Guidance.

 

Admission  

The rates listed below are for groups of a minimum of 10.

York Castle Museum

Child – £4.50
Student – £5.00
Accompanying Adult within supervision ratio (see below) – Free
Additional Adult – £7.00
Under 5s – Free

 

Yorkshire Museum

Child – £4.00
Student – £4.00
Accompanying Adult within supervision ratio (see below) – Free
Additional Adult – £5.50
Under 5s – Free.

 

York Art Gallery

Child – £3.00
Student – £4.00
Accompanying Adult within supervision ratio (see below) – Free
Additional Adult – £5.00
Under 5s – Free.

Please Note: As of 01/01/2015 free admission for groups only applies to City of York council funded schools.

 

Supervision  

Accompanying adults within our supervision ratios receive free admission. We request that school groups stick to the following ratios:

Nursery – One adult per four children
Key Stage 1 & 2 – One adult per six children
Key Stage 3 & 4 – One adult per 10 students

 

Preliminary visits

We recommend that group organisers make a preliminary visit to discuss their visit with the learning team. Teachers receive a free family ticket for their preliminary visit.

 

Health and Safety and Public Liability Insurance

Our Planning Your Visit guide for groups is sent out to all booked groups, which includes information on health & safety and our public liability insurance.

You can also click here to download our Public Liability Insurance certificate.

 

Coach Parking

Unfortunately there is no coach parking or drop-off points available at our sites. Coaches are recommended to make use of the coach parks in the city centre. Click here for more information about coach parks in the city. Under certain circumstances, coaches can drop-off outside our sites – ask for information when making your booking.