A note to all of our visitors...

Our three museums - the Workhouse Museum, Prison & Police Museum and Courthouse Museum - are now open Tuesday to Sunday. Details of our opening hours are available. 

A huge thank you to everyone who has supported us over the last few months.

We look forward to seeing you soon!

Check out our Ripon Museums Online programme and join us for a talk or workshop this autumn. Read more...

Follow the story of poverty, crime & punishment

Visit all three museums to walk in the footsteps of past generations Full opening times →


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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