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Yorkshire Museum of Farming

Two children bottle-feeding a lamb at Murton Park, near York
Address:
Murton Park
Murton Lane
Murton
YorkYO19 5UF

Opening/Meeting Times:
7 Days per week
10 a.m. - 5 p.m. in Summer
10 a.m - 4 p.m in winter Closed in December except for weekend Santa Special events


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Description:
Based just outside York. Education programmes at Murton Park are designed to provide realistic Living History experiences for adults and children both on site and in schools.
Murton Park now offers a Celtic Settlement, a Roman Fort, a Dark Age Village, Tudor Experience, the Home Front Experience and Farming Museum all of which are used as large classrooms.
Their interpretative staff cover a range of time periods from Romans to WWII all of which are linked closely to the National Curriculum.

Using the ancient philosophy 'I hear and I forget, I see and I remember, I do and I understand', the aim is to enable children to better understand the everyday lives of their ancestors   Listen to stories from farming families at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming.  

Contact Details:
Phone 01904 489966
Fax 01904 489159
E-mail enquiries@murtonpark.co.uk

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