Visit a British Military Museum in York
Visit a British Military Museum in York

Visit a British Military Museum in York

Are you interested in Britain’s Military History? Or maybe you’re just looking for an interesting day out? Well make sure you check out the genuinely fascinating York Army Museum on Tower Street. York Army Museum tells the stories of British Army soldiers from 1685 to the present day. They are home to two regimental collections: The Royal Dragoon Guards collection and The Yorkshire Regiment collection. The purpose of York Army Museum is to collect, document, and preserve objects/archives/stories related to our regiments.

Is the York Army Museum suitable for kids?

Yes, of course! York Army Museum’s Learning Team is committed to offering high-quality educational activities for learners of all ages. The museum runs an exciting and varied programme of events and workshops themed around the exhibitions and collections of the museum and archives, including art and craft-based activities.

York Army Museum is home to the collections of the Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire and the Royal Dragoon Guards. One infantry, one cavalry, both are built on the histories of earlier regiments, spanning over 300 years of British military history. As a descendent of the Prince of Wales’s Own, the museum is also home to the collection of the modern Yorkshire Regiment.

Open Tuesday to Saturday, 10:00 to 16:30. Closed Monday and Sunday.

  • Adult – £5.00
  • Concession – £4.00
  • Children (5 to 16) – £2.50
  • Under 5s – FREE
  • Family Ticket – £12.00
  • Service Personnel (including veterans) – HALF PRICE

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