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York Army Museum Tours

York Army Museum
The York Army Museum takes visitors on a journey through history, following Yorkshire's historic cavalry and infantry regiments—The Royal Dragoon Guards and The Yorkshire Regiment—from 1685 to the present day. Recently reopened after a £1 million renovation, the small museum is a fitting tribute to the British Army, and now ranks among the most impressive military museums in the UK.

Visitors can learn more about the regiments and their soldiers through a series of interactive exhibits, audio-visual displays, and a collection of artifacts dating back more than 300 years. Highlights include a sizable display of army memorabilia, including weaponry, uniforms, medals, and photographs; personal accounts from serving soldiers and army personnel; and a dress up area for kids to try on the army uniforms.

Insider Tip: The best time to visit the museum is during school holiday periods, when expert guides are on-hand to demonstrate the different weapons, uniforms, and combat gear.

Practical Info

The York Army Museum is located opposite Clifford’s Tower in central York. It is open Tuesday to Friday from 9:30am to 4;30pm, and Saturday and Sunday from 10am to 4pm. Adult admission is £5, and child admission is £2.50.
Address: 3A Tower St, York, England
Hours: Tues–Fri: 9:30am–4:30pm; Sat–Sun: 10am–4pm
Admission: Adult: £5, Child: £2.50
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York Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour with 1 Extra Day FREE

York Hop-on Hop-off Open Top Bus Tour with 1 Extra Day FREE

Reconnect with your favourite York landmarks with this hop-on, hop-off open-top bus tour around the towns best loved sites, with a live guide. Sit back and relax as our experienced guide regales you with fascinating information about York Minster, Micklegate Bar, Clifford’s Tower and much more. You can hop-on and hop-off at any of the 20 stops. A great break from online learning for the kids, with a chance to have a more interactive experience. It’s been a very long time since we’ve been able to see the iconic monuments of this great city, so join us and revisit the best of York! We will be providing single-use masks and gloves on this tour, although customers are welcome to provide their own. The first tour of the day starts at 10:15am from Exhibition Square.
  • 45 minutes
  • Free Cancellation
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What are York Army Museum hours of operation?
York Army Museum hours of operation: Tues–Fri: 9:30am–4:30pm; Sat–Sun: 10am–4pm. Buy tickets in advance on Viator. If you book with Viator, you can cancel at least 24 hours before the start date of your tour for a full refund.
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