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Yorkshire Sights

Castle Museum

  • Eye of York Map It
  • York

Updated 06/02/2014

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In an 18th-century building whose elegance belies its former purpose as a debtors' prison, this quirky museum of everyday items includes a Victorian street complete with a working water mill, as well as notable domestic interiors, a toy gallery, and an exhibition on 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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  • £8.50
  • Daily 9:30–5

Updated 06/02/2014


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