See and Do

There’s lots to see and do at Ryedale Folk Museum. You can take a step back in time as you wander in and out of our historic buildings, and find out about life in the past. For most of the year we have animals such as rare breed pigs, sheep and chickens. There’s lots to explore…

Discover our historic collection

Telling the story of life on the North York Moors across 4,000 years, Ryedale Folk Museum has something for everyone.

Meet the animals in the farming area

Within six-and-a-half acres, you’ll discover farming throughout the ages. For most of the year we have animals such as rare-breed pigs, sheep and chickens for you to feed.

Fun for all the family

With outdoor picnicking spots aplenty, there are over six acres for the whole family to relax in and explore.

Explore more than 20 heritage buildings

Our historic buildings allow you to discover life in the North York Moors across 4,000 years of history.