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Due to the coronavirus situation, the details on our education pages are all subject to change. Please sign up to our Learning mailing list to get the latest news on our digital learning offer and available school visits programme or view our latest newsletter below. If you have an urgent enquiry, contact our Reservations department directly by phone (01904 615505) or email (schools@yorkat.co.uk).

A school visit to Barley Hall allows pupils to become immersed in life in a wealthy merchant’s townhouse in the Middle Ages. Accompanied by our costumed characters, your class will learn about the Snawsell family who lived here towards the end of the medieval period and how the remains of their home was uncovered and restored. Take a tour of the rooms in the house and make yourself at home.

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COVID-19: We are now open to schools wishing to visit Barley Hall and we have introduced a number of new measures to keep school visitors safe, including restricting the number of people in the attraction, ensuring social distancing and adding extra cleaning and hygiene precautions for visitors, staff and volunteers.

Find out more about visiting Barley Hall here.