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.

Step Inside

Meet archaeological experts, discover the techniques they use to uncover the past and take part in exciting activities, all in the historic setting of Barley Hall.

Experience the Festival

Discover everything you need to know about York’s hidden medieval gem, including prices, opening times and how to find us.

Plan Your Visit

A new exhibition exploring the archaeology, first-hand accounts of life in the city, and the effects that this greatest of Tudor monarchs had on life in York during his thirty eight year reign.

Discover More

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

We offer a range of packages from a single meeting room or canapé reception, to a full medieval banquet experience within the Great Hall of this medieval townhouse.

 

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