York Castle Museum

Interesting
The former debtors' prison and women's prison now house a museum of daily life. Kirkgate is the exact reproduction of a Victorian street, with a Hansom cab, named after its designer. The Saxon Coppergate Helmet, found while digging in the Jorvik Centre, is shown here: it is made of iron with copper decorations and dates back to around 750, and was probably worn by a nobleman of Northumbria.

Useful information

Address : 

Eye of York

Price:

9 £ (-16 years old free of charge)

Opening hours

9.30am-5pm

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