Whilst we are closed due to the current lock-down, we have a new Virtual Vist page which includes Lucius’ Challenge children’s activities with interactive contents, and updates during this closure

You can also follow this link for our latest COVID 19 Update

Opening Times

The Museum is currently closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic.


The museum consists of two exhibition rooms and an entrance lobby, all on the same level.

To enter the building there are three stone steps. Handrails are in place but currently we are unable to provide access for wheelchairs and large prams.

A large-print version of the exhibition text and captions is available from the Welcome Desk


Photography is permitted in the museum.

Well-behaved dogs on leads are welcome.

Please note that there are no toilet facilities on site; the nearest public toilets are in the Market Place.

Group Visits

To arrange a visit by a school group or an adult group, please contact us (see details at foot of page).

How to find us

Getting here by public transport

Malton Museum is about a 5 minute walk from Malton’s bus and railway sstations. Walk to the top of Railway Street, then turn left onto Yorkersgate – we are less than 200 metres/yards along on the right.

Options for using public transport can be found using traveline

By Train:

Malton railway station is on the line between York and Scarborough, with hourly services in both directions.

For timetables and route planning visit National Rail Enquiries

By Bus:

Coastliner routes between Leeds/York, Whitby and Scarborough will take you to Malton Bus Station.

For Coastliner timetables visit Transdev Bus

Getting here by car

For SatNav users, the museum’s postcode is YO17 7AB, but please note that the museum does not have a car park.

For those not using a SatNav, various online journey planners are available, such as  AA Route Planner.

There are several car parks in Malton and Norton, some are free and others are Pay & Display; check Parkopedia for current details.

As a rough guide to typical routes:

From the west

From the A64 take the signposted exit sliproad to Malton, head along York Road and continue towards the town centre.

From the north or east

From the A64/A169 roundabout, take the B1257 turn to Malton. head through Old Malton and continue on towards Malton town centre.

360 degree virtual tour

Note that the Virtual Tour shows our 2018 exhibition.

Watch our video about what we do

Note that the video includes scenes showing our 2018 exhibition.