York Art Gallery

Open Wednesday – Sunday, 10am-5pm


Book tickets here

We advise pre-booking tickets in advance of visiting to guarantee entry, but it is not required.

Important information

York Art Gallery will be closed to the public until 12 noon on 4 July and 25 July 2024. We apologise for any inconvenience caused.


Entry times are divided into 30 minute slots giving you a half hour window to check-in. Please arrive any time within your 30 minute time slot (e.g. if you book 12:00, then please arrive between 12:00 and 12:30). You’re then welcome to stay until closing time.


All tickets include access to the permanent collection as well as all special exhibitions



Adult – £7 (£7.70 with gift aid)


Child 5-16 years – £4.20 (£4.62 with gift aid)   All children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times     


Under 5- Free


York Resident Child – Free (16 and under with YO postcodes within City of York Council) All children 16 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times


Young Person Aged 17-24 & Students – £6.30 (£6.93 with gift aid) (Valid ID required)


Art Fund Member (National Art Pass) – Free

Friends of York Art Gallery – Free

Free Concessions: Claimants of means tested benefits inc. Universal Credit, MAX Card holders [1 card admits up to 2 adults and 2 children], Museum Association Members, ICOM members, people seeking sanctuary or in the asylum process, Community Participation Card holders, National Museum Directors Council Reciprocal Scheme, Museum Development Yorkshire volunteers, Little Greene Employees, York Museums Trust Patrons & Supporters, Blue Badge Tour guides and carers accompanying a paying adult/child needing assistance.


Group visits 

For groups of 10 or more people, we require an advance booking. We may not be able to accommodate visits from groups that have not pre-arranged their visit, so please book to avoid disappointment. Bookings can be made by completing a booking form here or by emailing group.bookings@ymt.org.uk. 


We require advance booking to ensure that we are able to admit your group at your chosen time. 

If you would like to book a visit for a school group, please visit our schools page, or email schools@ymt.org.uk for more information. 

Please Support York Art Gallery

Our permanent displays contain nationally and internationally important art.
As a charity we rely on income from our visitors. If you can, please make a donation when booking your tickets to help us continue to share and care for York’s wonderful collections.