Please note: The museum collection will close to the public on 1st November 2015 and reopen at Easter 2016. The site will remain open for school groups and for visitors to our Santa Specials in December – please see above for further details.

Welcome to the Yorkshire Museum of Farming, a thriving 16 acre site with events and activities throughout the year. The Yorkshire Museum of Farming is a great attraction for families  and Schools.

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Family Attractions




Murton Park is home to the award winning Danelaw Centre for Living History. Danelaw offers a range of educational services to schools at Key Stages 1 and 2. The award winning team run a range of pre-booked study days for groups of up to 60 children here on site, or in your school.

We offer a range of period specific, hands-on activity days, all structured to offer a range of fully inclusive learning experiences.

We are proud of our status as a Learning Outside the Classroom Q badge holder and are current holders of a Sandford Award for excellence in Heritage Education.

For further information, please click on the Services for Schools tab on the menu above.