Take a step back in time and go for a ride on an 18th-century ox wagon and enjoy a beautiful view of Palace Green. For the safety of our guests and animals, this activity is weather permitting.
Dates & Times
Ox Wagon Rides
Firing of the Noon Gun
The noon gun signaled a cessation of morning drills and work parties and a start to preparing the midday meal.
Open to the Public
Secrets of the Chocolate Maker
Enjoy a demonstration of 18th-century methods of making chocolate.
The Famous Barber of York
Pay a visit to Caesar Hope at his shop and experience his incredible story of slavery, freedom, and enterprise.