Essential info

Ripon Museums are open daily, full details of our opening hours are below.

Opening Times

Our regularĀ opening hours are:

The Workhouse Museum & Garden is open daily 11am – 4pm. During school holidays, the Workhouse Museum opens from 10am.

The Prison & Police Museum is open daily 1pm – 4pm. During the school holidays, the Prison & Police Museum opens from 11am.

The Courthouse Museum is open daily 1pm – 4pm. Please note there are no toilet facilities at the Courthouse Museum.

What’s on

  • Our summer activity programme takes place weekdays at the Workhouse Museum, between 12pm and 3pm where we will be finding out about Victorian cures and how to waste not, want not!
  • A brand-new exhibition celebrating forty years of Ripon Museum Trust is now open across our three museums. Follow the leaflet trail and walk in the footsteps of past generations through the Liberty Courthouse, Prison & Police Museum and Victorian Workhouse.
  • Visit the Prison & Police Museum where you can view our Women in Policing exhibition which explores some of the first female police officers to join the force. Are there still issues to address in modern policing?

Museum tickets are valid for 12 months with unlimited return visits.

Groups and schools visits

Groups and schools visits are always welcome, even when we are closed to the general public.Ā If your group or school would like to visit, please telephone 01765Ā 690799.

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