Plan your visit

Workhouse Museum in Ripon

Opening times until Sunday 24 November

Workhouse Museum 10am – 4pm

Prison & Police Museum 1pm – 4pm until Saturday 23 March then 10am-4pm onwards

Courthouse Museum 1pm-4pm



Ticket Prices

Our tickets are valid for 12 months with unlimited return visits, you can book in advance or turn up on the day. Visit all three museums with our annual pass which gives entry to the Workhouse Museum & Garden; Prison & Police Museum and the Courthouse Museum:

  • Adult: £19.00
  • Child: £10.50
  • Concession: £18.00
  • Family & Friends: £38.00
  • Small family: £28.00
Children in costume in the Victorian schoolroom

Individual Museums

Courthouse Museum

Adult (16+) £4.50
Concession £4
Child (6-15yrs) £3.75
Child (5yrs and under) FREE

Workhouse Museum & Garden

Adult (16+) £11
Concession £10.50
Child (6-15yrs) £7.50
Child (5yrs and under) FREE

Prison & Police Museum

Adult (16+) £8.50
Concession £8
Child (6-15yrs) £6
Child (5yrs and under) FREE


Gift shops are available in the museums and we ask that visitors use contactless payments wherever possible. Toilets are available in the Workhouse Museum and Prison & Police Museum, including accessible toilets. There are baby changing facilities at the Workhouse Museum.

Workhouse Museum garden
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