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.


Royal Dragoon Guards, 4th Royal Irish Dragoon Guards, 4th (Royal Irish) Dragoon Guards, 7th Dragoon Guards (Princess Royal’s), 7th (Princess Royal’s) Dragoon Guards, 5th Royal Inniskilling Dragoons Guards, 5th Inniskilling Dragoon Guards, 5th/6th Dragoons, 5th Dragoon Guards (Princess Charlotte of Wales’s), 5th (Princess Charlotte of Wales’s) Dragoon Guards,5th Dragoon Guards, Inniskilling (6th Dragoons), 6th (Inniskilling) Dragoons, 6th (Enniskilling) Regiment of Dragoons, 6th or Inniskilling Regiment of Dragoons, 6th (Inniskilling) Regiment of Dragoons.


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.