Welcome to The Yorkshire Law & Order Museums. Our three sites within the centre of the city of Ripon, tell the unique story of the Liberty Courthouse, Prison and Victorian Workhouse. Find out about the people who ended up here and what happened to them next...


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We reopened all three museums on Saturday 10 February 2018 with an exciting programme of events see more

Uncover Hidden Histories
At Ripon’s Award-winning Museums

Due to the weather, the Workhouse Garden will be closed today. Apologies for any inconvenience Full opening times →


I really liked that everyone was very nice and friendly and let you join in. It was all very interesting and I would love to come again.

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