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Museum Gardens

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Address: Museum Gardens Museum Street, York YO1 7FR, England
Phone Number: +44 1904 629745
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The Yorkshire Museum, home to some of the richest archaeological finds in...

The Yorkshire Museum, home to some of the richest archaeological finds in Europe, is set amidst its own Gardens, which offer picnic areas and scenic walkways.

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Step away from the crowds on market day

Thoroughly enjoyed meandering through this part of York with its ruins, garden paths, and the river.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed yesterday
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St. Paul, MN
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St. Paul, MN
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Thoroughly enjoyed meandering through this part of York with its ruins, garden paths, and the river.

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Warwick, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Lovely gardens to walk around and through. Peaceful Loads of squirrels Lots of places to sit and watch the World go by

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

Arrived at lunch time and wasn't disappointed the gardens are well maintained and surprisingly quiet. Lots of places to sit and enjoy the views, a refuge from the busy streets of York and a great place to gather your thoughts.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well worth a wander through for us it was a short cut from town to No21 St Marys where we were staying. Lovely well kept area worth a look round .

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Saltcoats, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Well kept pleasant garden with trees, plants, grass and history. Lots of paths so always a different route possible.

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West Sussex, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The York Museum Gardens are botanic gardens and contain a wide variety of plant species. It is a haven of calm and tranquility in a busy city. The gardens also host the York Mystery plays set against the backdrop of the ruins of St. Mary's Abbey. Paths lead down to the River Ouse where you can continue the walk.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

it is a nice place especially with good weather. luckily it was sunny that day in the morning and we look around the garden and took a bundle of pictures.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The gardens are absolutely beautiful you can just have a walk through or take a picnic with you the squirrels are loverly they come right up to you if you put food in your hand these are a must to see x

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is a great walk through. Beautiful landscaping. History galore. The best thing it's free. You could enjoy this no matter the weather.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Lovely gardens, lots of squirrels around which are very tame and like to share picnics! Museum to visit and observatory, exit at far end leading on to Marygate and take a stroll by the river. Well worth a visit.

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