Visit Jorvik

Whether it has been five or fifteen years, or even your first time visiting, the JORVIK Viking Centre has something new for everyone.

JORVIK Viking Centre is open every day.

Seasonal opening times are as follows:

1st April – 3rd November : 10am-5pm (last admission)
4th November – 31st March: 10am-4pm (last admission)

During JORVIK Viking Festival, Christmas, and school holiday periods opening times may vary.


FREE admission for 12 months with your admission ticket.

Prices for JORVIK Viking Centre are as follows:

JORVIK JORVIK & DIG** JORVIK & Barley Hall** JORVIK & Micklegate Bar** Pastport**


£9.95 £14.45 £14.00 £12.50 £17.50

Child (5-16)

£6.95 £11.00 £9.25 £8.50 £12.00
Concessions £7.95 £12.00 £10.95 £9.75


*Family 4

£29.95 £44.00 £39.95 £34.95


*Family 5 £31.95 £46.50 £41.95 £36.95


*Maximum of 2 adults per family ticket.

**Please note that Tesco Vouchers are valid on single admission prices only and are not valid with any of the joint tickets or Pastport.

Gift Aid

gift aid

Your payment will be treated as an admission donation that entitles you and your family group to 12 months free admission from the date of payment.

If you are a UK taxpayer, you can help us further by turning your donation into a Gift Aid donation at no extra cost to you, which allows us to claim an extra 25p for every £1 you spend from the Government.

Please note this only applies to individual and family tickets, not larger groups.

Blue Peter Badge Holders

As a proud member of Blue Peter’s Badge Attractions, any Blue Peter badge holder can gain free entry into JORVIK Viking Centre when accompanied by a full paying adult.

For all the terms and conditions visit the Blue Peter website.

Wheelchair Users

Due to health and safety regulations, only one wheelchair user can be in JORVIK at any one time. Wheelchair users must be booked in advance to avoid having to wait by calling our Reservations department on 01904 615505.

Mobility-Scooter Users

Due to the limited space of our galleries and the use of a ride to access reconstructed Coppergate, we are unable to cater for mobility scooters. If you are able to walk there is a lift to use to get into the centre and all of our galleries are flat. If not, we also have a wheelchair you can transfer into but this must be booked in advance. Please see details above concerning wheelchair users.

Pre-booked tickets

When visiting JORVIK Viking Centre, it is recommended that you pre-book by calling 01904 615505 or booking online. This will entitle you to jump the queue during our busy periods as well as give you a specific time slot to visit. Please note. a pre-booking fee applies and vouchers can not be used with the pre-booking service. Please note there is an additional £1 surcharge on all Premium rate (pre-booked) tickets.

To pre-book your tickets online please click here.

For information on other types of visit to JORVIK Viking Centre please click on the following links:

York Archaeological Trust’s other attractions are:


DIG logo

Grab a trowel and dig to see what you can find in DIG’s specially designed excavation pits. Rediscover some of the amazing finds that archaeologists have uncovered under the streets of York. Touch real artefacts and work out what they would have been used for and understand how these finds explain how people lived in Roman, Viking, medieval and Victorian times.

For more information on DIG please visit the DIG website.



Barley Hall is a stunning medieval townhouse once home to the Priors of Nostell and Mayor of York. Rediscovered in the 1980′s under a relatively modern facade, the building has been lovingly restored to its original splendour with stunning high ceilings, beautiful exposed timber frames and boasts a magnificent Great Hall.

For more information on Barley Hall please visit the Barley Hall website.



Explore two of York’s major monuments, Monk Bar and Micklegate Bar, to experience the newest attractions of The Richard III and Henry VII Experiences.  Located on the historic city walls you can discover the roles these two great Bars and Kings played in the strife and ceremony that was shaped by the Wars of the Roses.

For more information visit the Richard III & Henry VII Experiences website



The Pastport

The JORVIK Group PassportVisiting all five attractions will (should you wish to join) provide you with a free 12 month membership to the Pastport scheme that offers various  benefits to holders. (E.g. first option to buy event tickets, coach tours etc).

For more information on the Pastport please click here

YAT Pass holders will still receive entry to all four attractions for the remainder of their membership.