JORVIK is well known for bringing the sights and, of course, the smells of Viking-Age York back to life but this summer we are going beyond that and engaging all of our visitors’ senses for a full immersive 4D experience.
From celebrations of Magna Carta and Agincourt, to special talks on the legacy of the re-interment of Richard III and all manner of Medieval Merriment for all the family, we have you covered this summer.
Often the name ‘Viking’ conjures images of brutes and barbarians, but the truth is a little different. Join us as we explore the fact and the fiction about the Norsemen.
A Brand New Exhibition at Barley Hall exploring the archaeology, first-hand accounts of life in the city, and the effects that this greatest of Tudor monarchs had on life in York during his thirty eight year reign.
Discover the fascinating journey that started with an archaeological dig and ended with one of the most famous Viking attractions in the world – JORVIK Viking Centre.
Discover the story of medieval York during the reign of Richard III through to King Henry VII. Explore Monk Bar and Micklegate Bar within the historic city walls and find out the role they played in the strife and ceremony that was shaped by the Wars of the Roses.