Welcome to The Yorkshire Law & Order Museums. Our three sites within the centre of the city of Ripon, tell the unique story of the Liberty Courthouse, Prison and Victorian Workhouse. Find out about the people who ended up here and what happened to them next...

Don't miss our exciting exhibitons: Secrets in the Cellar in the Prison & Police Museum  and Stolen Things in the Courthouse Museum

Uncover Hidden Histories
At Ripon’s Award-winning Museums

Open 7 days a week Full opening times →


One of the best experiences of my life, amazing history. I will be sending my children here