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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Opening Times: Workhouse Museum 11am - 4pm, Courthouse Museum and Prison and Police Museum 1pm – 4pm Full opening times →


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