Welcome to Murton Park


As of Saturday 4th July the outside areas Murton Park, The Four Season Gallery and Playground will be open. No Booking needed.

There will be a few changes to keep everyone safe:

  • Hand sanitiser points
  • Cough screens
  • Social distanced queuing
  • One- way system in Four Seasons Gallery
  • Staff PPE
  • Café Open everyday 10.00-2.30 during school Summer holidays. (socisal distancing and take away service in place)
  • One entrance to playground (to enable cleaning of hands)
  • No passenger trains
  • Soft-play closed

These restrictions will be loosened as soon as it is safe to do so in line with government guidelines.

If you hold a 12 month ticket your right to return will be extended by 3 months.

We look forward to welcoming you back soon.

Welcome to the website for Murton Park.

Here you’ll be able to get information about all the goings on here at the Yorkshire Museum of Farming, Danelaw Centre for Living History and the Derwent Valley Light Railway.

We are located in the village of Murton just outside York, for details on how to find us please click on the Find Us tab.  We are open from Easter till the end of October from 10:00 till 16:30 with last admission 15:30 for more details and prices please click the Opening Times and Prices tab.

There are a range of special events throughout the year, to get more information about what’s on at Murton Park please click the What’s On tab.

Well behaved dogs are very welcome at Murton Park but must remain on a lead as we have livestock on site.

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 from Prehistory through to World War Two.

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