Wednesday 30 October 2019

Exhibition: Rogues & Vagabonds

17 June 2019 - 1 December 2019

Vagrants, tramps, rogues and vagabonds, beggars: the 'houseless poor' have regularly been the target of government legislation and police attention.  Ripon Museum's current exhibition explores vagrancy during the Victorian period within the workhouse, prison and court systems, and examines the realities of homelessness today. Visit all three museums and look out for the logo to trace the…

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Family Activities October Half-term

28 October 2019 - 1 November 2019

Join us for some hands-on family activities during All Hallow's Eve week at Ripon Workhouse Museum. Daily activities run from Monday 28th October - Friday 1st November from 12 noon to 3pm. Baking Soul Cakes (last bake 2.30pm) Ripon Witch Trail Creepy Crafts Monster Ball Party (click for details) Halloween Ghost Walk (click for details) Family activities are included in…

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Ripon Workhouse Museum will open its doors to visitors over the Christmas period for the first time. It's a great opportunity to bring all the family along for a visit over the festive period. Open 11am-3pm on 26th, 27th and 28th December. SECRET CINEMA  27th December 2019 2pm Bring all the family along to Ripon Workhouse' Secret Cinema…

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