Yorkshire Sights

Castle Museum

  • Eye of York Map It
  • York

Published 08/18/2015

Fodor's Review

In an 18th-century building, whose elegance belies its former role as a debtors' prison, this quirky museum includes a replica York street that recreates the Victorian shopping experience, notable domestic interiors, more than 100 historic patchwork quilts, a toy gallery, and Christmas cards sent during World War I. You can also visit the cell where Dick Turpin, the 18th-century highwayman and folk hero, spent the night before his execution.

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Eye of York, York, YO1 9RY, England

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Sight Details:

  • £10
  • Daily 9:30–5

Published 08/18/2015


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