Museum Activities 2016

Tea and Treasure

Join us for tea and cake whilst we introduce you to one of our favourite objects from the collection. Aimed at adults, the interactive session fosters conversations in an informal and relaxed setting.


  • Wednesday 18th May
  • Wednesday 15th June
  • Wednesday 20th July
  • Wednesday 17th August
  • Wednesday 21st September
  • Wednesday 19th October

Time: 2.30pm – 4pm

Venue: The Hidden Monkey Café, Market Place, Malton

Booking: Booking is advisable please contact the museum at the details below.

Cost: £5 (includes a drink and something sweet)


Chosen by Us: Volunteers favourite objects 

Chat with our volunteers about their favourites items from the collection and discover what’s it’s like to volunteer at Malton Museum.

Date: Saturday 18th June

Time: 10am – 4pm

Venue: Malton Museum

Booking: No booking required

Cost: Free


Orchard Fields Rediscovered

Join us at the site of the Roman Fort to discover the hidden history below the earthworks. Today, the peaceful site is a place for walkers and enjoying the birdsong. However this was not always the case, once home to the Roman soldiers the Fort was a place bursting with life. Our guided tour, led by Dr Pete Wilson will discuss who lived here, and the objects which were left behind.

Date: Saturday 23rd July

Time: 10am – 12noon repeated 2pm – 4pm

Venue: Please meet outside the Old Lodge, Old Maltongate, Malton YO17 7EG

Booking: Booking is advisable please contact the museum at the details below.

Cost: £5 (includes a copy of Roman Malton)


Handcraft accessories: Turning textiles into keepsakes 

Join us to create your own handcraft accessories to take home. Our introductory session is aimed at beginners and is a chance to learn the basics and meet new people.

Date: Wednesday 21st September

Time: 10am – 3pm (with a break 12noon – 1pm)

Venue: Malton Museum

Booking: Booking is advisable please contact the museum at the details below.

Cost:  £5


Booking Information 

It helps us to know how many people will be attending, so we ask that you confirm your attendance, you can do this by:


Call: 01653 691262 to book your places, you can leave a message and we will return your call.

Or pop in and see us

Please let us know which session you will be attending, your name, and a contact number.

How to find us 

We are located on the B1248 Yorkersgate in Malton. Our nearest car parks are Market Place – 2 hours free parking, and Water Lane – pay and display. Our postcode for sat nav instructions is YO17 7AB.  Bus and train stations are within easy reach walking reach of the museum.

Key information

The museum consists of two exhibition rooms and an entrance lobby. To enter the museum there are three stone steps.