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Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar

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Discover Henry VII Henry VII was the first Tudor King of England who ruled for twenty-four years after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth. His early reign was made unstable by Yorkist rebellion and pretenders to the throne but he...more
Micklegate, York YO1 6JX, England
+44 1904 615505
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited both this and Richard III today. Everyone knows about Henry VIII, but Henry VII was important in his own right. They have a good timeline and clearly explained information posted on the wall. The kid video is fun so watch it even if...More

Thank txtfa001
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a great way to learn about how Henry VII became the first Tudor king after he beat Richard III at the battle of Bosworth field. It has a lot of information about what live was like during Tudor times in York but also...More

Thank alexadams62
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Micklegate Bar where the Henry VII Experience is located is steeped in history. Unfortunately, like many places along the walls, it is not accessible for anyone with severe mobility problems. It's "brother" attraction, the Richard III Experience is also located in one of the historic...More

Thank honeysrascal
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Museum may be too big a word for this simple display, but it is worth dropping in and reading some very interesting facts about this Tudor king. There are exhibits but most are reproduction and are there for you to touch and try on. Be...More

Thank gaandir
Reviewed 17 August 2018

This is really a beautiful gate on its on. Highly worth the effort to find it. It is also a great location to start a walk on the walls. Lots of food and drink places in the area. Very close to the train station/museum.

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Reviewed 10 August 2018

I visited the Henry VII Experience mostly because my ticket to the Richard III Experience covered entry to both. Like the Richard III Experience, the Henry VII is a small but cute museum which can be explored in about 30 minutes. There was more about...More

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Reviewed 9 August 2018 via mobile

We were walking the wall and came across this little gem. Very interesting. Staff were very knowledge an ha some interesting facts. My son loved th horrible history bit.

Thank rosie s
Reviewed 31 July 2018 via mobile

Well worth a visit Especially if you have a 3 location card. Only problem is that it's difficult to find

Thank DanielGizmo
Reviewed 29 July 2018

A great museum, greeted by extremely friendly, knowledgeable and helpful staff who are only to willing to answer questions and are clearly very passionate about the subject and history in general, museum is small but still worth a visit, ticket is valid for 12 months...More

Thank Ian W
Reviewed 24 July 2018 via mobile

The museum housed in Micklegate Bar is an interesting insight into the history of York and the influence of Henry VII on this most gorgeous of cities. As an added bonus you get to see the wonderful Micklegate Bar close up . The tour and...More

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Response from Julia G | Reviewed this property |
£4.25 for an adult.
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Response from Arabella C | Reviewed this property |
I would say about an hour or 2 if you go to both museums and read all the info. Still lots of things to see inside them both