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Workhouse Museum in Ripon

Opening hours

The Workhouse Museum, Prison & Police Museum and Courthouse Museum are now closed for the season and will reopen:  

Saturday 10 February 2024



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 special combined ticket which gives entry to the Workhouse Museum & Garden; Prison & Police Museum and the Courthouse Museum:

  • Adult £18
  • Child £10 (age 6-15 years)
  • Concession (over 60; students; Armed Forces Discount; Disabled; Unemployed. Proof may be required) £17
  • Family & Friends £36 (Includes up to 2 adults and 3 children 6-15yrs)
  • Small Family £26 (one adult and one child 6-15yrs)
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+) £10
Concession £9.50
Child (6-15yrs) £7
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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