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Museum Gardens

Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR, England
+44 1904 687687
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The Yorkshire Museum, home to some of the richest archaeological finds in Europe, is set amidst its own Gardens, which offer picnic areas and scenic walkways.
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Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR, England
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very well looked after gardens next to the river, a great place to sit and relax and look at the flowers and the wild life. Plenty of birds and of course the squirrels which are very tame. There was even a 'Birds of Prey' demonstration...More

Thank JOHNTY49
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Reviewed 6 days ago

the gardens are a great place to sit in the sun and relax after a few hours walking around York City, our visit on this occasion coincided with a 21 gun salute to celebrate Prince Philips Birthday being an ex soldier it was nice to...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was a lovely and peaceful place to stop and rest. Really liked the floral arrangements with plenty of seating. There are a few ruins which are nicely situated within the landscape where numerous squirrels and birds reside.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

What can I really say. It is a well kept public space. Nice to walk through or maybe sit and have a cup of tea on a sunny day.

Thank Geff D
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Visited here on a very hot day in May and although very busy, the gardens were a great place to walk around and relax in the sun. There are some really beautiful spots and the gardens are well maintained. Definitely worth a visit, especially on...More

Thank Meghann T
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had a lovely leisurely walk around the gardens. Nice views and plenty of space for children to play

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Lovely spot to enjoy a sunny day, being right in the centre of the city makes this a convenient place to visit

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went here early and found them to be quite interesting. Apart from birds and squirrels there were lots of plants flowers and places to sit. Nice place to take a break and it was free of charge.

Thank margaret l
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had been visiting York on a warm Sunny day and needed somewhere to sit down for a while. Plenty of benches, overlooking the river. Also plenty of grass to sit on. Fairly busy due to good weather, well tended no litter

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Such a gem in the city centre. Beautifully manicured gardens with lots of hiding places for a 6 year old to enjoy! We stayed for a picnic on Saturday and had a lovely stroll around on Sunday. The views are amazing and the ruins of...More

Thank LouisePearce
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Rebecca T
8 May 2018|
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Response from RichardSawardYMT | Property representative |
Hi Rebecca Unfortunately, barbecues aren't permitted in the Museum Gardens but you are more than welcome to bring along a picnic!
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Alicia K
20 December 2016|
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Response from debsnbob | Reviewed this property |
In the museum there is a lift to all floors and disabled toilets in the basement. There is a ramp leading to the entrance and there are ramps all around the gardens plus lots of benches to sit on and watch the world go by... More
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Nat S
21 June 2016|
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Response from Nikki W |
At night-time the Museum Gardens over 2017 Christmas are charging £15 per adult for entry to see some commerical light show. Reviews indicate it is not worth that sort of money, so avoid around Christmas time. At all other... More
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