Welcome to Murton Park


Welcome to the Yorkshire Museum of Farming and Danelaw Centre for Living History.

The site and the museum collection reopened to the public on the 1st April 2017 with an exciting range of new developments on the site. New outdoor display areas and exhibits have been added over the winter and our farmhouse kitchen cafe will be open every weekend throughout the season.

Also new for this year an innovative audio guide will help visitors navigate their way around the site and get the most from their visit.

Keep up to date with developments at the site and more informal news items by visiting our Facebook page by clicking here:



Services for Schools

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 the 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 two Sandford Awards for Excellence in Heritage Education.

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

For an insiders view of what is going on for school parties at the moment and a bit of informal news about our living history activities, visit the Facebook page of the Danelaw Centre for Living History by clicking here:

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