Workhouse Museum

Ripon Workhouse Museum, in a building dating from 1854, shows visitors the appalling living conditions and harsh regime in the workhouses, where those on the fringes of Victorian society - vagrants, orphans, old people and "lunatics" - often ended up.

Useful information

Address:

Allhallowgate, HG4 1LE Ripon

Phone:

+44 1765 690799

Price:

8.50 £ (-15 years old 6.50 £)

Opening hours

11am-4pm (10am school hols); summer hols 10am-5pm

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