Our purpose is simple: to tell the story of the Rowntree family:
their business, their passion for reform, and their legacy.




RT @ArchivesAlex: In case you missed it, the news that the walnut has been axed from the Walnut Whip is still nonsense. Accuracy and reassu…
RT @NestleUKI: Lot of talk about Walnut Whip this morning. It remains on sale, complete with Walnut (alongside our new flavours) as it has…
RT @yorkcivictrust: On Thursday afternoon, we will unveil a blue plaque in the centre of #York to Joseph Terry, #confectioner, founder of #…
RT @York1914: Visit a display created by @rowntreesoc on the life of #WW1 soldier Lawrence Rowntree @YorkCastle this summer. https://t.co/z…
RT @yorkcivictrust: Later in August we will unveil a #blueplaque in #York to Samuel Tuke. Pioneer in mental health treatment, founder of @T
RT @YorkCastle: The world famous #KitKat was once spelled 'Kit-Cat' and often featured felines on boxes like this one from our display. #In
RT @StephenLewisYrk: A roof with a view: 6 old photos of York https://t.co/qpq9SK3BeP
RT @PortSunlight: Fancy finding out more about our historic village? We have tours at 11.30am & 2pm each day throughout August. Meet at our…
RT @YorkArchivesUK: Latest blog for the Past Caring project: York's City Commissioners [1826-1850] https://t.co/W79YrubTfP https://t.co/P4c…
RT @York360: New #illustration #drawing of Rowntree's Chocolate Factory #York @YorkCocoaHouse @jrtheatre @yorkschocstory @visityork @York…