The Yorkshire Cricket Museum

The Yorkshire Cricket Archive and Collection is administered by and in the care of the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation. Ranging across the entire history of cricket in Yorkshire, it consists of many different object types, including cricket equipment, clothing, textile and cricket-wear, Club records, photographs, memorabilia, and trophies and more.

It is the Foundation’s responsibility to care for and develop the history and heritage of the Yorkshire County Cricket club through its Museum and Archival collection, and to create inclusive, accessible and representative interpretative materials in its Museum for the public.

We look to do this by working to make our collection and archive accessible for all types of patrons, from museum visitor to academic researcher.

Museum Opening Times

County Championship games – gates open to start of play and then again at lunch
T20 – gates open to start of play
The Hundred – gates open to start of play
Test matches – gates open to start of play & lunch
One Day Internationals – gates open to start of play and at the lunch interval

The Museum is free of charge, but visitors are welcome to make a donation to the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation, which funds the cost of running the Museum, acquisitions and future displays.

Private visits

Groups, schools, organisations, or clubs wishing to visit the museum outside of these opening hours for a private visit are welcome to contact the Heritage Department.

Stadium Tours

About the tour

The Yorkshire Cricket Heritage department also runs the Stadium Tour programme of Headingley, which gives you an opportunity to go behind the scenes at the most successful club in English cricketing history.

Come with us as one of our excellent Tour Guides will lead you through iconic parts of the ground; including the Yorkshire Cricket Museum and to our displays in the Long Room in the East Stand; then into the Howard Suite in the newly built Howard Stand; into the Media Centre, where you will see a magnificent panoramic view of the cricket ground and the City of Leeds; and finishing in the players area in the Dining and Changing Rooms (subject to availability).

Headingley and Yorkshire Cricket have an extraordinary history, awe inspiring views, and the Yorkshire Cricket Foundation is fortunate to be the caretakers for a varied and interesting collection of cricket-related artefacts.

Our tour is for all age ranges and levels of cricketing interest – limited to 15 places per tour, they sell fast, so book now!
This collection entry was last updated on 21/09/2023. Information incorrect or out-of-date?