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...

Don't miss the egg-citing activities, events and exhibitions at Ripon Museums this Easter...

Uncover Hidden Histories
At Ripon’s Award-winning Museums

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I’ve had to drag my kids home, they’ve learned loads & been inspired. We’ll definitely be back for similar events.

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