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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All three museums are closed for the winter, we do have a special Christmas at the Workhouse Event on Wed 13 Dec 3.30-8pm free to anyone with a lottery ticket more 

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All three museums are now closed for Winter, we reopen on Sat 10 Feb 2018 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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