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Beningbrough Hall & Gardens
Owned by the National Trust, Beningbrough Hall near Easingwold is a Historic house with interactive galleries and National Portrait Gallery paintings
The grand 1716 Georgian mansion, with impressive baroque interior, is set in a park and gardens. More than 100 18th-century portraits and seven interpretation galleries in partnership with the National Portrait Gallery are on display here.
There is also a fully equipped Victorian laundry, with wet and dry rooms, and a delightful working garden, which supplies the Walled Garden Restaurant.
Families can enjoy our activities throughout the year and the wilderness play area.
Making faces Eighteenth Century Style!Visit Beningbrough and become an eighteenth century artist. You can commission a portrait of yourself, whilst dressing in eighteenth century costume and find out about portraits and people from the past.
See this years new exhibition, Samuel Johnson and Biography. Discover more about the life of this great man, who achieved fame for his unprecedented Dictionary of the English Language.
Beningbrough Hall is a Guardian Family Friendly Museum Award Finalist 2010, for more information visit Kids in Museums.
- Find out about Georgian life in the 18th-century mansion
- Discover the 'Making Faces' galleries and commission your own portrait
- Working walled garden supplying produce to the Walled Garden Restaurant
- Explore acres of gardens and wilderness play area with new activities
- Get Artrageous: join in with our free family art workshops
- Fully equipped Victorian laundry, with wet and dry rooms
Beningbrough Hall has just been shortlisted for The Guardian Family Freindly Museum Awards.
See our Events section for a list of Whatís On at Beningbrugh Hall right now!
Summer to 28 October: Grounds, restaurant and shop 11am-5.30pm
House and house galleries 12 - 5pm (last admission 4.30pm Saturdays - Wednesdays.
Also open Fridays in July and August.
Winter: from 3 November open winter weekends - please contact for details
Summer: Adults £7.70, Children £3.90, Family £17.60. Winter: Adults £5.00, Children £2.80, Family £11.00.