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Jorvik Viking Centre


A world-famous attraction in the centre of York - journey through reconstructed Viking streets.


A 'must visit' for all visitors to York

Reconstructed Viking Age Streets, revealing life how it was over 1,000 years ago

Known to be one of the most popular visitor attractions in the UK

State-of-the-art Time Capsules to ferry you around and experience the sights, smells and sounds from over 1,000 years ago


Group, Education and Corporate visits.

Audio and video displays help you gather information from the 5-year dig at Coppergate (1976 to 1981)

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Admission Ticket to Jorvik Viking Centre entitles owner to unlimited FREE ENTRY for 12 months from date of purchase

PASTPORT Tickets available (visiting all FOUR attractions: Barley Hall, Jorvik Viking Centre, York DIG and Micklegate Bar Museum)

Come and see the excavations that unearthed the history of the Viking-Age city of York and learn about the people who lived there. JORVIK Viking Centre stands on one of modern archaeology's most astounding discoveries. The Viking-Age city of Jorvik was revealed between 1976 and 1981 by archaeologists from York Archaeological Trust. Their amazing findings enabled this groundbreaking visitor attraction to be created. It has changed the way the past has been interpreted by museums.

Ride on our state-of-the art capsules as you explore the Viking-Age city. You will meet the people that lived there and see their homes and gardens. Find out what the Vikings of Jorvik ate, what afflictions and diseases they suffered from, and even how they looked. Come and see the sights and hear the sounds of Jorvik.

Adult £9.75; Concession (senior/student) £7.75; family of 4 (2 adults and 2 children) £27.00; Family of 5 (2 adults + 3 children) £29.00. Child Under 5 FREE.

1 April - 26 Oct - 10am-5pm (last adm)

27 Oct - 4 Nov - 10am-6pm (last adm)

5 Nov - 31 Mar - 10am-4pm (last adm)

During Jorvik Viking Festival, Christmas & school holiday period opening times may be varied.

October Half Term - 16 Oct - 3 Nov - 10am-6pm (last adm)

Christmas - Jorvik Viking Centre is closed on 24-26 Dec. Open 31 Dec 10am-2pm (last adm).

1 Jan 2014 - 11am-4pm (last adm).


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