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Ryedale Folk Museum

Ryedale Folk Museum

Businesses across the Yorkshire Coast are looking forward to welcoming you back.

Please check the individual website for reopening dates, opening times and booking details.

We recommend you follow current public health advice and maintain social distancing.


A unique visitor attraction located in the picturesque village of Hutton-le-Hole, where history is brought to life through the Museum’s buildings and collections.

Step back in time and explore:
•A typical Iron Age roundhouse
•A Medieval crofter’s cottage
•A thatched Elizabethan Manor House
•An 18th Century thatched cottage complete with rare wooden witch post
•A Victorian thatched cottage, washhouse and dairy
•An array of horse-drawn vehicles – a hearse, fire engine, carriages and ploughs
•Traditional workshops of the blacksmith, cobbler, wheelwright, tinsmith, cooper, saddler and carpenter
•An Edwardian daylight photographic studio – the oldest in the country
•Vintage farming equipment – tractors, ploughs, carts and threshing machine
•A nostalgic 1950s village shop and chemist
•The Rosedale glass furnace – an insight into an illegal 15th Century glass making industry
•The Harrison Collection – a treasure trove of stunning antiques and rare curiosities

Our gift shop offers a range of items for visitors to take home to commemorate their visit or as a gift for friends or family. We stock a range of books, toys, greetings cards, locally produced food and drink, as well as quality local hand-crafted items. All profits from the shop are used to support the Museum’s charitable activities.

There is a choice of fantastic tearooms and a great local pub in the village, supplying everything from a quick cuppa to a tasty two-course meal. Once you’ve purchased your ticket, you have the freedom to come in and out of the Museum, enabling you to enjoy refreshments or time exploring the village.

Ryedale Folk Museum also offers a programme of events and school holiday activities – please visit our website for more information.

Baby changing facilitiesCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled toiletsFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site light refreshmentsPicnic sitePublic toiletsWheelchairs availableAccepts groups

Children welcomeDisabled accessDogs accepted

The Museum is Dog Friendly, has baby changing facilities and toilets and also has a wheelchair and 2 mobility scooters available for visitors to use. (If requiring a mobility scooter it is advised to call ahead of your visit to check availability).

Opening details

**To avoid disappointment, for current opening times, prices and any new admission policies, please visit the business website which may contain new information.**

All openings are dependent on weather conditions, please call us before you begin your journey if you are in any doubt.

We may accept school bookings outside of the main opening dates.


2020 Prices:

Adult: £8.75
Concession: £7.00 (65 and over/Student with ID)
Child (4-15): £7.00
Children under 4: Free
Family ticket: £28.00 (2 adults + 2 children)


Nr. Pickering,
North Yorkshire,
YO62 6UA



See location of Ryedale Folk Museum on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

Map reference: SE 705899  Lat: 54.29986 Long: -0.91818

By Road:
Turn north 1 miles east of Kirkbymoorside.

By Public Transport:
Taxi recommended. Bus to Pickering from Malton or Moorbus to Hutton-le-Hole.

We are located in the village of Hutton-le-Hole, on the road from Kirkbymoorside that runs over ‘Blakey Ridge’ to Castleton. We are two miles north of the main A170 road between Helmsley and Pickering. The Museum is less than an hour’s drive from Whitby, York, Scarborough and Middlesbrough and around a one and half hour drive from Leeds and Hull.


  • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
  • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
  • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
  • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
  • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
  • Gift shopGift shop
  • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
  • Picnic sitePicnic site
  • Public toiletsPublic toilets
  • Wheelchairs availableWheelchairs available
  • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
  • Children welcomeChildren welcome
  • Disabled accessDisabled access
  • Dogs acceptedDogs accepted

The Museum is Dog Friendly, has baby changing facilities and toilets and also has a wheelchair and 2 mobility scooters available for visitors to use. (If requiring a mobility scooter it is advised to call ahead of your visit to check availability).

Self-Assessed Accessibility Details


Ryedale Folk Museum is a large open-air site with historic buildings. Whilst almost all of our site is at ground level, access some of our paths are uneven by their nature and there are one or two steps in and out of several buildings. Assistance dogs (and other dogs) on leads are welcome throughout Museum, including within the buildings. For more information on access, including prices for disabled visitors and free wheelchair or mobility scooter hire, please see the Museum’s website or call 01751 417367.