JORVIK on Tour – Special Exhibitions 2016

With JORVIK Viking Centre being re-imagined following the flooding in December 2015 a series of special exhibitions have been created, using artefacts from the JORVIK collection and group visitors to York can take advantage of these unique heritage experiences throughout 2016.

Group Visits

Jorvik: Home and Abroad
York St Mary’s, Coppergate (next to JORVIK Viking Centre)
Opens Sat 25th June
Mon – Sun 10am to 5pm
Group Rates (parties of 15+) Adult £4 | Conc. £2

JORVIK on Tour - Jorvik: Home and Abroad exhibition

Working in partnership with York Museums Trust, The JORVIK Group invites you to discover the hustle and bustle of Viking-age York in this special exhibition exploring trade, industry and everyday life in the city over 1,000 years ago.

Here you will discover the history of Jorvik and its links to the wider world, with special talks from our Vikings.

There is also the chance to see a replica Viking-Age ship, used as a trading vessel and the opportunity to get an up-close look at precious artefacts from the JORVIK collection, all saved from the flooding of December 2015.

What Groups can expect:

  • Guaranteed entry time to Jorvik: Home and Abroad, available every 30 mins
  • Free admission for the group leader and coach driver
  • Exclusive discounted prices for parties of 15 and over
  • Dedicated group booking liaison
  • A free familiarisation visit for the group organiser

Book Today

Group tours will be available at Jorvik: Home and Abroad from Monday 4th July but you can book your visit today!

Please contact our group reservation line on 01904 615505 or email and a member of the team will be happy to answer any questions you have and process your booking.

Discover  JORVIK on Tour

JORVIK Viking Centre will Reopen in Spring 2017

With the centre being re-imagined following the flooding of December 2015 group visits to JORVIK are not available at this time. The rest of the attractions that make up The JORVIK Group remain open and offer unique visits for groups wanting to explore York’s History.

Group bookings will be available as soon as an official opening date has been announced. Contact our reservations team on 01904 615505 or email for more information.

As well as discounted prices, your group can also benefit from the following:

  • Guaranteed entry times to the attraction enabling you to plan your day in York.
  • Free familiarisation visits for the group organiser.
  • Free admission for the group leader and coach driver
  • Group discount for parties of 15 or more including discounted guide books
  • Dedicated group booking liaison
  • Guide books available at the discounted price of £3 (RRP £4).

For just £3 extra per person, one of our Vikings will greet your group at your coach park, taking you through the city of York to the Viking Centre, while introducing the history of Viking York along the way.

Once at the Centre, your guide will accompany your group through the attraction, giving details and facts about the Viking age.

To discuss booking your group call 01904 615505, or for more information head to The JORVIK Group site.