York Museums Trust

Our Venues — Index

York Art Gallery

York Art Gallery underwent a major redevelopment prior to it’s grand reopening on August 1 2015. We have increased the gallery’s display space by 60% by creating a new first-floor gallery in the space above the Main Gallery on the ground floor. We have created an entirely new gallery above the existing South Gallery and expanded …

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York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum was founded by Dr John Kirk, a doctor from Pickering, North Yorkshire, and houses his extraordinary collection of social history, reflecting everyday life in the county.

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York Museum Gardens

Over ten acres of stunning botanical gardens in the heart of York. Located within the city centre and close to the Railway Station and other key attractions, the York Museum Gardens are an idyllic haven with an array of plant species, wildlife, and historical features to explore. Established in the 1830’s by the Yorkshire Philosophical …

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York St Mary's

York St Mary’s is a beautiful medieval church which opened as a contemporary visual art venue in 2004. Each year, York Art Gallery commissions an artist to create a site-specific installation within this unique space or invites an artist to show an existing work. From 2013 – 2015, York St Mary’s will open for a longer season, …

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York Venues - Weddings and Venues

York Venues offers you four historic venues in the heart of York. Medieval, Victorian, Neo-Classical, Modern: each offers you a unique space in which to host your perfect event, surrounded by two thousand years of history. We can help you host anything from a formal banquet to a conference, a trade fair or drinks reception. …

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Yorkshire Museum

The Yorkshire Museum sits in the heart of York Museum Gardens, in the centre of York. The museum was opened in 1830 by the Yorkshire Philosophical Society and was one of the first purpose-built museums in the country. Reopened on 1 August 2010 following a nine-month £2million refurbishment project the Museum houses five galleries showcasing some of Britain’ …

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