About the museum

The regimental museum of The Royal Dragoon Guards and The Yorkshire Regiment. One cavalry, one infantry; for over 300 years and on every continent; stories that are part of everyone’s history. York Army Museum houses the Regiment collections, and the stories of the men and women associated with them, we trace the history of the British Army from 1685 through to the modern day. Highlights of the museum include 5 Victoria Crosses, The Dettingen Standard (the oldest British cavalry standard in existence), a range of interactive and digital activities, and a rolling programme of temporary exhibitions. The museum was refurbished in 2015.


The Prince of Wales’s Own Regiment of Yorkshire, The West Yorkshire Regiment (The Prince of Wales’s Own), The Prince of Wales’s Own (West Yorkshire Regiment), 14th (Buckinghamshire) Regiment of Foot, The 14th (Bedfordshire) Regiment of Foot, The 14th Regiment of Foot, Colonel Herbert’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Price’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Clayton’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Tidcomb’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Beveridge’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Sir Edward Hales’s Regiment of Foot, The East Yorkshire Regiment (The Duke of York’s Own), The East Yorkshire Regiment, The 15th (York East Riding) Regiment of Foot, The 15th Regiment of Foot, Colonel Jordan’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Henry Harrison’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel the Earl of Hertford’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Howe’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Leslie’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Tufton’s Regiment of Foot, Colonel Earl of Torrington’s Regiment of Foot, Sir William Clifton’s Regiment of Foot.


Coach Parking
Car Parking
Lecture Room
Disabled Access
Education service

Opening Times

Monday to Friday

9.30am - 4.30pm.


10am - 4.00pm.




Adult £5.00
Child (5-15): £2.50
Concession (senior, students and disabled): £4.00
Family (2 adults, 3 children): £12.00
Service personnel discounted.

Groups & schools: advance booking


3 Tower Street, York, YO1 9SB

Tel 01904 731532


Visiting Advice

Centre of York, opposite Clifford's Tower and next to the Hilton Hotel. Approx. 20 minutes walk from York Railway station.
Public car park adjacent to the museum.