Knaresborough Castle and Museum

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Knaresborough Castle and Museum is set beautifully towering over the River Nidd. Discover royalty and colourful local characters. Explore the remains of the King's Tower and the secret underground tunnel or sallyport. Download our audio tour for adults and children from our website.

Venue Type:

Museum, Castle or defences, Heritage site

Opening hours

Castle open 11am-4.00pm daily from April until September.

Admission charges

Adult £3.40
Concession/NUS £2.30
Child £1.90
Family (2 adults + 3 children) £9.50


  • Museums Association

Local history

Collection details

Archaeology, Industry, Social History

Key artists and exhibits

  • Life in a Castle
Events details are listed below. You may need to scroll down or click on headers to see them all. For events that don't have a specific date see the 'Resources' tab above.
photograph of King's Tower, Knaresborough Castle

Celebrate feva! Discount Entry Day

  • 20 August 2017 11am-4pm

Help us to celebrate Feva, Knaresborough's annual festival of entertainment and visual arts. Visit the Castle, Sallyport and Museum for £2 for adults and concessions, £1 per child.

Suitable for

  • Any age


£2 for adults and concessions, £1 for children.


Knaresborough Castle and Museum
Castle Yard
North Yorkshire




01423 556188

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