Barley Hall’s ‘Power & Glory’ exhibition is now home to some of the most beautiful costumes from the smash hit BBC series, Wolf Hall, adapted from the international bestseller by Hilary Mantel.

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There’s something strange going on this Halloween at Barley Hall and we need intrepid visitors to help us solve some ghostly mysteries! A perfect Halloween event for the kids aged 5 to 12, expect thrills, chills but no nightmares!

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Discover the effect this Tudor monarch had on York during his thirty eight year reign at our latest exhibition. Explore the archaeology, firsthand accounts of life in the city & get up close to costumes from famous dramatisations of the period.

Explore His Impact

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

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The Barley Hall Servants are back to offer an extra treat for visitors; bringing history to life showcasing the life of servants in the late medieval period.

Meet the Servants

Do you have what it takes to be crowned the Big York Quiz Champions?

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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.

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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

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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