Yorkshire

We’ve compiled the best of the best in Yorkshire - browse our top choices for the top things to see or do during your stay.

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  • 1. Brontë Parsonage Museum

    House/Mansion/Villa

    The best of Haworth's Brontë sights is this somber Georgian (1778) house where the sisters grew up. It displays original furniture (some bought...Read More

  • 2. Hepworth Wakefield

    Museum/Gallery

    The largest purpose-built gallery in the United Kingdom (outside London) focuses on 20th-century British art, notably sculptors Henry Moore...Read More

  • 3. Temple Newsam

    House/Mansion/Villa

    One of Britain's great country houses, this huge Elizabethan and Jacobean building contains impressive collections of furniture, paintings,...Read More

  • 4. Yorkshire Sculpture Park

    Museum/Gallery

    This outdoor gallery near Wakefield is in a former 18th-century estate encompassing more than 500 acres of fields, lakes, exotic trees, and...Read More

  • 5. Captain Cook Memorial Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    This museum documenting the life of the famous explorer and those who sailed with him is in the 17th-century house where Cook lodged as an apprentice...Read More

  • 6. Castle Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    In an 18th-century building, whose elegance belies its former role as a debtors' prison, this quirky museum includes a replica York street that...Read More

  • 7. Dales Countryside Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    This museum, in the same former train station as the Hawes National Park Information Centre, traces life in the dales past and present. A traditional...Read More

  • 8. Fairfax House

    House/Mansion/Villa

    This museum of decorative arts, inside an elegant, beautifully decorated Georgian town house, contains crystal chandeliers, silk damask wallpaper...Read More

  • 9. Hockney 1853 Gallery

    Museum/Gallery

    This gallery, housed in a historic mill building that dates back to 1853, is devoted to a remarkable exhibition of over 300 works by Bradford...Read More

  • 10. Jorvik Viking Centre

    Museum/Gallery

    This kid-focused exhibition re-creates a 10th-century Viking village, with everything from the blind storyteller to the slaughter yard awash...Read More

  • 11. Leeds Art Gallery

    Museum/Gallery

    Next door to the Victorian Town Hall, Yorkshire's most impressive art museum has a strong core collection of works by Courbet, Sisley, Constable...Read More

  • 12. Magna Science Adventure Centre

    Museum/Gallery

    A 45-minute drive south from Leeds to Rotherham brings Yorkshire's industrial past squarely into view at Magna, a widely respected science museum...Read More

  • 13. National Media Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Bradford, 10 miles west of Leeds, is known for this renowned museum, which traces the history of photographic media. It's a huge and highly...Read More

  • 14. National Railway Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    A must for train lovers, Britain's biggest railway museum houses part of the national collection of rail vehicles. Don't miss such gleaming...Read More

  • 15. Rotunda Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    One of the country's first purpose-built museums, this extraordinary cylindrical building was constructed in 1829 to house Jurassic fossils...Read More

  • 16. Royal Armouries

    Museum/Gallery

    Occupying a redeveloped 13-acre dockland site 15 minutes from the city center, this National Museum of Arms and Armour now houses a collection...Read More

  • 17. Royal Pump Room Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    This octagonal structure was built in 1842 over the original sulfur well that brought great prosperity to the town (at its height, the Pump...Read More

  • 18. Thackray Medical Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Even the squeamish won't balk at the exhibits in this museum devoted to presenting social and medical history in a kid-friendly way. Educational...Read More

  • 19. Whitby Museum

    Museum/Gallery

    Exhibits in this quirky museum range from local geology and natural history to archaeology, whaling, and trade routes in Asia, plus an exceptional...Read More

  • 20. York Dungeon

    Museum/Gallery

    This history-themed attraction takes a tongue-in-cheek approach to exploring the more violent and gory aspects of York's history. Lurid lighting...Read More

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