Visit in 2021

Visit in 2021

We have lots of information here to help you plan your visit in 2021.

Malton Museum will remain closed until next year, having been closed due to current lock-down restrictions.

As a result, we now have a new Virtual Vist page and a variety of projects which include Lucius’ Challenge children’s activities, Interactive contents, upcoming Virtual Events, and our Living History Project, plus updates during this closure.

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

Opening Times

We are currently closed due to the Covid-19 pandemic and plan to reopen in 2021

Check our Virtual Visit page for our current outreach projects and events


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.

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

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


Please feel free to take photographs 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

Plan ahead for you visit in 2021

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

A Google map image of Malton

Getting here by public transport

Malton Museum is about a 5 minute walk from Malton’s bus and railway stations. 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.

Timetables and route planning: National Rail Enquiries

By Bus:

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

Coastliner timetables visit: Transdev Bus

Getting here by car

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

Journey planners – 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 to Malton town centre:

A64 from York

Take the signposted exit sliproad to Malton, head along York Road, passing the industrial estate on your right and continue towards the town centre.

Scarborough / Pickering

Follow signposts towards Malton – at the A64/A169 roundabout, take the B1257 exit towards 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.