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Yorkshire’s Top Five Museums to Visit

1.York Castle Museum York Castle Museum, in York, North Yorkshire, England, is a museum dedicated to the history of the city. York Castle Museum is a museum that tells the story of York Castle. Explore the Victorian streets in the town of York and the renowned hitman Dick Turpin’s prison cell to get a taste […]

1.York Castle Museum

York Castle Museum, in York, North Yorkshire, England, is a museum dedicated to the history of the city. York Castle Museum is a museum that tells the story of York Castle. Explore the Victorian streets in the town of York and the renowned hitman Dick Turpin’s prison cell to get a taste of the actuality of what lives were like living in the cells and to learn about life on the front lines during World war one.

2. Hands on History Museum

In Hull’s old town, the Hands-on History Museum is located in Trinity Square. The narrative of Hull and its inhabitants is told in the Hands-on History Museum, which is housed in the old Grammar School where William Wilberforce studied. The Egyptian Gallery is part of Hands-on History, which also provides an interesting look into Victorian periods. A genuine 2,600-year-old mummy and one-of-a-kind replicas of King Tutankhamen’s treasures may be found in this gallery.

3. Yorkshire Air Museum

Yorkshire air museum is located in Elvington, York, with tons to see and explore. There is lots of historic aircraft and vehicles that are open for the public to see what vehicles used to be like and enlightening exhibitions on the history of flight. Take a stroll through the beautiful garden and the 20-acre aircraft park with an incredible view. While taking in amazing exhibits like the Airborne Forces Display, the reconstructed Control Tower, Air Gunners Room, and archives. The Yorkshire air museum is also home to the only World War one Halifax bomber in the whole of Europe.

4. The Street Life Museum

In Kingston upon Hull, England, the Street life Museum of Transport is located. As you experience a walk through a 1940s high street, you could aboard a tram, or experience the delights of a carriage ride, you’ll be encapsulated in the history of transportation. Visit the scenic galleries and the magnificent horse-drawn carriages, unique historic automobiles, and several displays to behold.

5. Leeds City Museum

In Kirkstall Leeds is where the Leeds city museum is based. In the Life on Earth gallery, meet the Leeds Tiger and read about the city’s history in the Leeds Story exhibition. The museum includes a fantastic on-site cafĂ© that serves coffee, pastries, sandwiches, and more, making it a perfect place to stop for a bite to eat. Stop and take a look at the latest display of the Fast x Slow Fashion, which depicts how clothing stores have evolved and showcases the differences of the relationship that people had with clothes from the 1720 to the current day.