Upcoming Events

Explore Your Family History

3 May 2016 - 14 June 2016
every Tuesday afternoon from 3rd May - 14th June 2016 2.30pm - 4.30pm

This course is administered by WEA - all enquires should be directed to them in the first instance   Working with Harrogate WEA we are running this course at the Workhouse. As more Family History material keeps coming online, growing and recording your tree is both exciting and confusing.    This short course will consider a variety of…

Workhouse Museums

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Social Media Surgery

9 May 2016
Every Tuesday

Working with Harrogate and Ripon Council for Voluntary Service this is a helpful free advice session in Social Media  Skills for beginners. Free Social Media Surgery Monday 9 May 6-8pm Workhouse Museum For more details and to book in on this one off course , please visit:  http://socialmediasurgery.com/surgeries/harrogate-2   Are you interested in using…

Workhouse Museum

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A Museums AT Night Special of the Ripon Ghost Walk specifically aimed at children aged between 6 and 11. Accompanying adults required. More information to follow later.

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Crafty Convicts - half term family activities

30 May 2016 - 3 June 2016
From 11am - 3pm every day Monday to Friday during the half term Holiday

"Convict Crafts"  Join us this half term for family arts and crafts activities. hard labour might be gone as a punishment in prisons, but we are going to be putting you to work in our Printing Prison!      Whilst you are visiting our musuems you can learn about what the prisoners in Ripon would…

Workhouse Museum and Prison and Police Museum

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National Volunteer Week 2016

1 June 2016 - 12 June 2016

Celebrating and promoting the volunteers from Ripon Musuems and those in and around the Ripon and Harrogate District   More information coming soon!

Market Place, Ripon all 3 museums and other Ripon venues

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Fun for All the Family! Join us for dressing up fun, games, museum tours, trails in the garden and refreshments at the Workhouse Musuem.   We have a Punch and Judy show, Pin the Grin on the Cheshire Cat, Flamingo Croquet, Splat the Doormouse and a host of activities celebrating the wonderful Lewis Carroll's book ' …

Workhouse Museum, Allhallowgate, Ripon, HG4 1LE

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5 Weeks of Summer Fun at the Musuems

25 July 2016 - 2 September 2016
From 11am - 3pm every day Monday to Friday during the Summer Holiday

looking for entertainment in the summer holidays? We will have activities at the museums running from the 25th July throughout the Summer holidays every week day - arts, crafts, games and trails check back for more information soon.    More details coming soon...

Workhouse, Prison & Police Museum, Courthouse Museum

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Heritage Open Day

10 September 2016

As part of the nationwide celebrations for Heritage Open Days, on Saturday 10th September, visitors to Ripon Museums can explore the city’s three museums free of charge. . The Workhouse Museum, Courthouse Museum and Prison and Police Museum will all be open from 11am until 4pm.   Discover the Courthouse Museum where convicts would have been found guilty…

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