Find everything you need to know for your journey into the medieval gateways of York, including prices, opening times and how to find us.

Plan Your Visit

Monk Bar, the home of the Richard III Experience, is hosting a series of special installations  commemorating the re-interment of the last Plantagenet King of England in 2015.

Explore His Rediscovery

Discover 3 great attractions for 1 great price with our new Medieval Pass. Explore our hidden gem of Barley Hall and experience the impact two rival Kings had on York, all with 12 months free admission.

Explore Medieval York

Take and adventure through York with these fascinating walking tours.

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Richard III, the last Plantagenet King of England, ruled for two years from 1483 to 1485. His short reign was marked by controversy, rebellion and challenges to his throne which led to his death at the Battle of Bosworth aged 33 years of age.

Explore the history

The first Tudor King of England ruled for twenty-four years after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth. His early reign was made unstable by rebellion & pretenders to the throne but he established one of the most celebrated royal dynasties.

Explore the history