Upcoming Events

Cop Cars

20 July 2015 - 30 November 2015

An exhibition of model police cars and Copperton model village. Opens July 20th. Normal Admission Charges

Prison & Police Museum

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Seven Weeks of Summer Fun

20 July 2015 - 4 September 2015

Seven weeks of summer fun for each week of the school summer holidays. We are hosting across all three musuems a programme of family themed activities every weekday through the summer holidays. Do you want to learn more about the food at the Workhouse, and try making bread? Do you want to expereince being a judge and sentence…

Workhouse, Prison & Police and Courthouse Museums on different weeks

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SUMMER ACTIVITIES THIS WEEK!!

3 August 2015 - 7 August 2015

Summer Fun Week 3 - Off With Their Heads! The schools have broken up and the family fun activities ars continuing at the Ripon Musuems. This week is being hosted by the Courthouse. The 'Queen of Hearts' is taking over the court room and will be grilling defendants to their crimes!  Families are welcome to dress up…

Courthouse Museum

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Escapology Attempt

15 August 2015

UK Escape Artist Riley will attempt to escape from Cell No.1 at Ripon Prison & Police Musuem. Back in 1983 UK Escape Artist David De-Val managed to escape from this very cell in 11 minutes, having worked out Houdini's methods. Rebecca Taylor, daughter of the late David De-Val, has put up a challenge to "Riley", a lifelong friend of her father,…

Prison and Police Museum

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Free Heritage Open Days -Paupers and the Prosperous at the Workhouse Garden

12 September 2015
Saturday 12th September from 11am - 3pm

Join us for our specialist subject for the Heritage Open Day Weekend -  Paupers and the Prosperous at the Workhouse Garden Meet our Workhouse Garden team and our curators to explore the differences between the winners and losers of Victorian society.   Tour the restored 1890s workhouse kitchen garden to find out what both sides ate in an age…

workhouse

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October Half Term

27 October 2015 - 29 October 2015

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Come and join us for a Live It! day, a craft workshop day and one day with a Victorian Lantern Show. Fun for all the family.

Workhouse Museum

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The city of Ripon Celebrates the start of the Christmas season this weekend, In partnership with Ripon Cathedral's Christmas Fair, the Ripon City Christmas lights Switch-on, we are also opening up the Workhoue msuesm for all to enjoy a tradiaitonal Workhouse Christmas!   To celebrate the Christmas Lights switch on in Ripon Market Place we are opening all our…

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