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York Castle Prison Tour – Sun 4 Jul 2021

York Castle Prison Tour

Sundays in June and July

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Enter the authentic prison cells of York Castle Prison, where thousands were imprisoned while they awaited release, transportation or execution. Join our expert as they reveal the stories of the infamous, such as highwayman Dick Turpin, and those largely forgotten in this unique insight into prison life.


Please note:

  • Both the York Castle Prison and Kirkgate Victorian Street tours are guided tours with our Visitor Experience team.
  • Your tour ticket is for that gallery only and does not admit you to the rest of the museum.
  • ​If you wish to explore the rest of the museum galleries on the day of your tour a ticket can be purchased at the admissions desk at a reduced 50% rate.
  • Your tour ticket is valid for that day only and does not provide free entry for the following 12 month period
  • Please arrive 10 minutes before your tour start time to be checked in.
  • Tickets are required for all tour attendees.

Event details


Sunday 4 July 2021, 10:30 am - 11:30 am



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