One of the most popular family attractions in North Yorkshire is this award-winning look back in time at life during WWII. The Camp is home to 6 acres of displays covering life on the Home Front during WWII, as well as exhibits on Britain's 20th century military history. Edenhouse Road, Malton, Yorkshire, England, YO17 6RT
The first fort at Fort Paull was built in 1542 to protect the entrance to the River Humber. The current fort is the fourth to occupy the same site. It was built in 1862 and was in use until 1950. Battery Road, Paull, Yorkshire, England, HU12 8FP
The Green Howards Museum tells the story of this famous Regiment from its founding in 1688 and includes uniforms, medals, letters, weapons and personal items that tell the personal story of regimental officers and soldiers over the past three centuries. The museum is housed in a medieval church in the centre of Richmond's historic market square. Trinity Church Square, Richmond, Yorkshire, England, DL10 4QN
Micklegate Bar stands on the course of York's famous wall walk and served as the most important medieval gateway into York. Micklegate is one of the last surviving medieval city gates of York and was the main entrance into York throughout the medieval period.
Micklegate Bar, Micklegate, York, Yorkshire, England, YO1 6JX
A glimpse into the past of Hornsea, based in a historic farmhouse occupied by the same family for 300 years. The farmhouse was home to the Burns family until 1952 and is filled with artefacts from daily life from the 19th and 20th centuries. The museum rooms are carefully arranged to show how the family lived, worked, and played. 11 - 17 Newbegin, Hornsea, Yorkshire, England, HU181AB
Grab a trowel and get your hands dirty by taking part in the excavation of artefacts from two millennia of York history, from Roman times through the Victorian era. St Saviour's Church, St Saviourgate, York, Yorkshire, England, YO1 8NN
One of York's premier visitor attractions, the Jorvik Viking Centre is a modern museum that helps bring 10th-century Viking York to life. Visitors can take a dark ride through tableaux of street scenes, craftsmen at work, and domestic living. There are frequently costumed re-enactors at work, engaging visitors with hands-on accounts of life in Viking times. Jorvik also displays artefacts found during excavations on the site, and you can get a combined ticket to see the Archaeological Resource Centre. Coppergate, York, Yorkshire, England, YO1 9WT
The Mercer Art Gallery is located in the former Harrogate Promenade Rooms, built in 1806 as a place for visitors to the spa to socialise. The historic building showcases the fine art collection of Harrogate District along with changing exhibits of works by local and national artists. 31 Swan Road, Harrogate, Yorkshire, England, HG1 2SA
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This is a hands-on, or perhaps I should say, a hands-under museum. You descend 450 feet under the ground to experience for yourself the life of a miner from 1820 to the present day. Be warned: it gets cold underground; dress warmly and wear sturdy shoes. For the claustrophobic there are above ground displays and videos. Caphouse Colliery, New Road, Overton, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England, WF4 4RH
The National Media Museum is devoted to media from film, photos, TV and radio to the web. You can learn to operate a TV camera, or stand in front of one and read the news. See permanent and changing photography exhibits and an IMAX 3D theatre (that's the one with the huge screen and the surround sound that will blow your mind if you haven't experienced it before). Little Horton Lane, Bradford, Yorkshire, England, BD1 1NQ
The Old Deanery is a Hotel Restaurant and Bar located directly opposite the stunning Ripon Cathedral in the market town of Ripon North Yorkshire. Our historic building dates back to 1625 so if you're looking for something that little bit different; you won't be disappointed. With 11 unique rooms and …