Christmas at York Museum Gardens


Thursday 16th November 2017 to Monday 1st of January (except Christmas Day)

Tickets can be ordered from:

Or call to buy tickets on: 08442 097362

Entry Times: 16:45, 17:00, 17:30, 18:00, 18:30, 19:00, 19:30, 20:00, 20:30

Ticket Prices: Adult £14.95, Child £8.95 , Family £40.00 (2 adults and 2 children or 1 adult and 3 children)

This winter, see York Museum Gardens like you’ve never seen them before!  From Thursday 16 November, York will welcome its newest festive attraction, Christmas at York Museum Gardens – a magical, after-dark illuminated walk filled with colour, music and the biggest display of lighting and special effects York has ever seen.

The journey begins in a Christmas Courtyard with a vintage funfair ride, UV face painting and delicious festive fare.

Visitors will walk beneath trees drenched with seasonal colour and discover the ‘12 Frames of Christmas’, a rainbow forest of musical trees and a spectacular projection onto the iconic ruins of St Mary’s Abbey.  Along the way children can find hidden Christmas messages in a unique game of UV hide-and-seek.

A specially-commissioned installation by a Yorkshire artist will transform the Museum lawn, and children will be captivated by musical tree stumps at the 14th century Hospitium, Father Christmas in his secret workshop, a display of ever-changing coloured mirror balls and an enchanting 20m tunnel of light.

The walk ends with a dazzling Finale of Fire on the Library lawn, and even the chance to toast your own marshmallows in the Undercroft’s Fire Bar or enjoy a warming mulled wine or hot chocolate.


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