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Yorkshire Museum of Farming

The Yorkshire Museum of Farmng offers a great family day out. The main exhibit; The Four Seasons depicts the changing seasons of farming and the role the seasons play. There are a host of animals to meet, usually includes goats, pigs, sheep, ponies, poultry and sheep. The Nature Trail around the site focusing on wildlife and the tecniques used to combine modern agriculture with preserving the natural setting.

Danelaw Living History
The Danelaw Living History Centre is located at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming. Primarily for school children and educational visits the centre offers a range of hands on history days.


Visiting Yorkshire Museum of Farming

Opening Times

Daily from Saturday the 5th April until the end of October, except 12th October.
Opening Hours 10:00 to 17:00


Adults £6.00
Children £4.00


Snacks and hot drinks are available
Gift Shop
Car Park
picnic area
Children's palyground


Most of the site is fully accessible and wheelchair friendly, with the exception of the library. We have a wheelchair available for use by visitors. There is a lift to the 1st floor in the Four Seasons Building to access the Women’s Land Army display. Gravel paths link the different areas of the site but please be careful in poor weather.
Certain areas of the Nature Trail are inaccessible in bad weather. Please ask at reception for details when you visit.

Contact Yorkshire Museum of Farming

Yorkshire Museum of Farming
(& Danelaw Centre for Living History)
Murton Lane
Murton, York
YO19 5UF
Tel: 01904 489966

Website: Yorkshire Museum of Farming