Education and Group Visits

Higher & Further Education Visits

We would be very happy to welcome your college or university group. Whether you wish to use our museums for research and self led study, would like to arrange guided tours or have something else in mind, please contact our Learning & Access Officer, if you would like more information. Call 01765 690799 or email [email protected]


Feedback from a visit by York University Social Work students in 2014:

“Will definitely come back!”
“The staff were very knowledgable”
“I really enjoyed our time at the workhouse.”
“Thank you for having us! It was fascinating!”

“From our perspective it went really well and created a real buzz in the student group.” Dr Martin Webber


Did you know?

Our building housed vagrants or tramps for 2 nights at a time; they could not return for 30 days.