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At Ripon’s Award-winning Museums

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Easter Holiday Opening Times

Saturday 28th March to Sunday 12th April.

All three museums will be open daily from 10am to 4pm for the length of the local Easter school holidays - Saturday 28th March to Sunday 12th April.


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Exterior of Workhouse
Workhouse Museum & Garden

Hard times, vagrants and the poor law unions

Exterior of the Courthouse museum
Courthouse Museum

Miscreants, magistrates and transportation ...

Prison and police museum building exterior
Prison & Police Museum

Prisoners, peelers and punishment ...

A man with a bindle and a flat cap is given directions
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