Travel back in time at the York Castle Museum

York, North Yorkshire

Take a trip through time when you visit Britain's most famous Victorian Street experience.

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This is a unique insight into York’s past in a creative and authentic way! Experience the sights and sounds of Victorian Britain and discover a whole lot more in this amazing museum of everyday life famous for its collections of costumes, textiles, military and social history.

See the Castle Museum’s world-famous Victorian Street and explore how the rich and poor lived. Visit authentic York businesses, all of which operated between 1870 and 1901 and are still trading today - Banks Music, Session Printers and Terry’s Sweet Shop. There are also shops selling goods which have all but disappeared from our high streets like Cooper’s saddlers, Horsley’s Gunsmiths and Cooke’s Scientific Instruments.

Whilst browsing, you may even meet York characters from a bygone era and perhaps find out about their lives in a Victorian York. This is a must see visit into the past.

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