Visit Us

Visit Us

Take a look below for lots of tips and information to help you plan your visit to Malton Museum.

To find out about about our latest exhibition ‘What Lies Beneath’ take a look at our See & Do page

We have spent a long time organising a safe environment with many measures in place to stop the spread of COVID-19, this includes recommending that all visitors continue to wear a covering unless they are exempt.

There will be a hand sanitiser in the foyer area, please use this when you enter and exit.

If you have any questions please email: [email protected]

We also have a Virtual Visit page with a variety of interactive content, as well as Lucius’ Challenge children’s activities


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Opening Times

From 16th April 2022:

Wednesday 10.30 am – 3.30 pm

Friday 10.30 am – 3.30 pm

Saturday 10.30 am – 3.30 pm

Also, check our Events page for our current outreach projects and events


To enter the building there are three stone steps with handrails in place. We are currently 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 your visit to Malton Museum

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.