Upcoming Events

Bobby on a Bike

29 March 2014 - 30 November 2014

A new exhibition at Ripon’s Prison and Police Museum, ‘Bobby on a Bike’ celebrates the role that bicycles have played in patrolling our streets over the years. Take a closer look at a fantastic selection of historic police bikes, including a rather uncomfortable looking 1950’s Raleigh complete with a Lucas ‘King of the Road…

Prison & Police museum

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Noble Bloods

16 August 2014 - 30 November 2014

This temporary Art Installation includes a work by Frances Darlington and new work by artist Louise Marchal. The First World War memorial to boys from St. George's Police Orphanage by Frances Darlington (1880-1940), held by Ripon Museums (pictured left), is a good example of Darlington's interest in polychromy, the practice of adding colour and other materials to sculpture.…

Prison & Police Museum

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Ripon Christmas Lights Day

22 November 2014

To celebrate the Christmas Lights switch on in Ripon Market Place we are opening all our musuems for FREE for the day The Workhouse Museum will be open from 11am - 4.00pm The Prison & Police Museum from 1pm - 4.00pm The Courthouse Museum from 1pm - 4.00pm All Welcome

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Join the Guardians, Staff and Inmates to enjoy the Mayor's Christmas festivities based on real events of 1892. Ripon Workhouse Museum invites you to step back in time with us to the year 1890 and join us as we open our doors for ‘Christmas Day in Workhouse’, now a firm favourite on the museum calendar. The event is based…

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