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York Castle Museum

The Price of Debt: York Castle Museum

Visit an original Debtors’ cell, experience the daily life of a prisoner and discover how much they were expected to pay for the privilege of being locked up!

Temple of a Thousand Bells

Temple of a Thousand Bells

A thousand cast glass bells evoking a visual quality of water suspended in the nave of St Mary’s Church.

African Musicians (1939) by Samuel Haile. Copyright Estate of the artist/York Museums Trust

Art & Music

Works by artists such as LS Lowry, Walter Sickert and Andy Warhol brought together to celebrate the relationship between art and music.

View of York, Fairfax House exhibition

The Changing Face of a City: 1610 to the Present Day

New exhibition of paintings, watercolours and prints displayed in the superb setting of Fairfax House.

Jane McAdam Freud, Four Leaf Clover in progress

Jane McAdam Freud: Flesh and Stone

Contemporary ceramic sculpture by the daughter of the late Lucian Freud.

Stories from York Minster’s Historic Collections including the tale of Jonathan Martin who burnt down the Minster in 1829


Unlocked! is an opportunity to explore the treasure trove of stories from York Minster’s Historic Collections.