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.
Does your hometown hold Viking history? Explore our guide to Norse settlements in Britain and discover the origins behind the names of villages, towns and cities across the country.
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.
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.