Enjoy a spine-chilling night this Halloween, as you explore Barley Hall by candlelight in the company of a cast of creepy characters.

Are You Brave Enough?

Join our Barber Surgeon and Plague Doctor in the candlelit hall as they try out new and dangerous experiments on their poor medieval ‘patients’ – all in the name of science, of course!

See The Doctor

Join us at Barley Hall this Autumn and Winter for a range of special seasonal events, including our Haunted Hall and Illuminating York.

Discover What's On

Make this Christmas even more special for your children with a personal invitation from Father Christmas to join him at this exclusive festive event within Barley Hall.

Make Christmas Special

Enjoy a traditional Christmas in one of York’s hidden gems. See the festivities come to life as we decorate the Hall head to toe, and enjoy a host of exclusive seasonal events.

Join In The Festivities

Following this cataclysmic clash of titans at Ragnarok, we have all woken up in a brave new Viking world – and the Vikings of JORVIK are looking forward to welcoming you back to their city in 2015!

Discover A Brave New Viking World

Explore the home of William Snawsell

Explore the home of William Snawsell

Visitors to Barley Hall can make themselves at home, sit on the chairs, handle the objects and experience what it would have been like to live in medieval England.

From ‘Horrible Histories’ author Terry Deary comes a brand new exhibition about York during the Middle Ages that explores the life, death and all the gruesome bits in between.

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Discover the story of medieval York during the reign of Richard III through to King Henry VII. Explore Monk Bar and Micklegate Bar within the historic city walls and find out the role they played in the strife and ceremony that was shaped by the Wars of the Roses.

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Discover 3 great attractions for 1 great price with our new Medieval Pass. Explore our hidden gem of Barley Hall and experience the impact two rival Kings had on York, all with 12 months free admission.

Explore Medieval York