We have a vibrant learning programme making full use of our historic site and setting for schools, adult groups, families and individuals.


Come to Ripon Museums for a high quality learning experience which stimulates people to ask perceptive questions, think critically, weigh evidence and develop judgement. We are lucky to have three museums in our group, all important Victorian institutions in their original buildings - a Workhouse, a Prison & Police Station and a Courthouse. Our workshops make the most of this atmospheric environment with dramatic role-play and hands-on activities.


“A really fantastic, entertaining and educational day out.”

Richmond Methodist Primary School 2016

“I am recommending you to as many people as possible!”

Akengarthdale C of E Primary School 2016