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Yorkshire cricket club museum

Yorkshire cricket club museum


The Yorkshire Cricket Museum will educate and inspire visitors in Yorkshire's cricketing heritage. The Museum will be open on every domestic match day during the season. Entry is free of charge, but visitors are welcome to make a donation to the Charity which will fund the ongoing running costs of the museum, and the cost of future displays.

A striking collage of the twenty grounds where Yorkshire have played first greets visitors as they walk into the reception area. Once past reception, the museum is subdivided into a number of themed zones such as 'The Early Years' and 'Yorkshire Legends' before visitors enter a cinema room.

A selection of Bats and Balls used by great players and in significant games are displayed, together with interactive monitors and displays. The major matches in Roses conflicts have dedicated displays, together with other great games.

Of particular significance is the section on Yorkshire legends. No other county can claim such an array of international talent in its history.

In the cinema room, people are able to watch a short film which includes interviews and clips from Yorkshire legends, and other items related to Yorkshire history.

Throughout the Museum there are opportunities for visitors to interact with the exhibits including an electronic books which tell the history of the Club.

The exterior glass line features a striking montage of Yorkshire’s greatest players running along the full length of the Museum area.

In the future, the museum will display the work of young people from the Foundation’s educational programmes along with the Runs on the Board exhibition in 2011. Young people visiting the ground for the Cricket in the Classroom initiative will also be provided with the opportunity to visit the Museum.

Baby changing facilitiesCash PointCoach parties acceptedCredit cards accepted (no fee)Disabled accessDisabled toiletsEducation/study areaFacilities for groupsFacilities for educational visitsGift shopOn-site cateringOn-site light refreshmentsPublic toiletsAccepts groupsFacilities for conferencingFacilities for corporate hospitality

Mobile phone coverageChildren welcomeDisabled accessDogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Smoking not allowed

Opening details

The museum will be open at the following times during home YCCC matchdays:

LV=CC: 10:00 - 11:00, 13:00 - 14:00
CB40: 13:00 - 14:00
FLt20: From 1 hour before the start of play until play begins


Entry is free for YCCC members but there is a suggested donation of £3 per visit in order to help fund the upkeep of the museum.



    LS6 3DP



    See location of Yorkshire County Cricket Club on Google mapsSee location on Google maps

    Map reference: SE 276359  Lat: 53.81882 Long: -1.58210

    By Road:
    From the M1 South and the M62 East and West.
    From the M1 South leave at Junction 43 to take the M621 as far as Junction 2.
    From the M62 West leave at Junction 27 to take the M621 West leave at Junction 27 to take the M621 as far as Junction 2.
    From the M62 East leave at Junction 29 to join the M1 northbound of the M621.

    At Junction 2 of the M621 follow the signs for 'Headingley Carnegie Stadium' along the A643. These signs will lead you along the Leeds Inner Ring Road A58(M) to the A660 which is signposted to Skipton and 'Headingley Carnegie Stadium'.

    Car Parking Facilities;
    Parking around the stadium is restricted and only pass holders are allowed to park off-street during international cricket matches. Residential areas around Headingley are patrolled by traffic wardens.

    On international match days, Leeds City Council operates a park and stride from Beckett Park , located 800m from the northern end of the ground. Beckett Park - LS6 3PZ. Daily charges are: Cars £6 , People carriers/mini buses£18 and coaches £36.

    By Public Transport: Headingley Stadium is served by trains on the Harrogate line, and stops at Headingley station. The ground is well sign posted from there.
    By Bus: The 19/19A and the 56 service from Leeds City Centre run frequently up to Headingley stadium.

    The Stadium is very well served by buses and local trains from the city centre and elsewhere.

    Parking: with charge

    Accessible by Public Transport: 1 mile from Headingley station


    • Baby changing facilitiesBaby changing facilities
    • Cash PointCash Point
    • Coach parties acceptedCoach parties accepted
    • Credit cards accepted (no fee)Credit cards accepted (no fee)
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Disabled toiletsDisabled toilets
    • Education/study areaEducation/study area
    • Facilities for groupsFacilities for groups
    • Facilities for educational visitsFacilities for educational visits
    • Gift shopGift shop
    • On-site cateringOn-site catering
    • On-site light refreshmentsOn-site light refreshments
    • Public toiletsPublic toilets
    • Accepts groupsAccepts groups
    • Facilities for conferencingFacilities for conferencing
    • Facilities for corporate hospitalityFacilities for corporate hospitality
    • Mobile phone coverageMobile phone coverage
    • Children welcomeChildren welcome
    • Disabled accessDisabled access
    • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
    • Smoking not allowedSmoking not allowed