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…

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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.…

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As part of the nationwide celebrations for Heritage Open Days, on Sunday 14th September, visitors to Ripon Museums can explore the city’s three museums free of charge. This year we have a special theme for the festival; ‘Locked Up’. Explore what it meant to be shut in behind the high walls and bars of Ripon&rsquo…

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