Visit Jorvik

Whether it’s been five or fifteen years, or even your first time, visiting the JORVIK Viking Centre is a new & exciting experience.

JORVIK is open every day

Seasonal opening times are as follows:

1st April – 25th October: 10am-5pm (last admission)
26th October – 1st November: 10am to 5:00pm (last admission)
2nd November – 31st March: 10am-4pm (last admission)

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

Festive Opening Times:

Christmas Eve, Christmas Day & Boxing Day – Closed
New Years Eve – 10am to 2pm (Last admission)
New Years Day – 10am to 4pm (Last admission)


FREE admission for 12 months with your admission ticket.

Prices for JORVIK Viking Centre are as follows:

JORVIK JORVIK & DIG** JORVIK & Barley Hall** Pastport**


£10.25 £14.45 £14.00 £18.95

Child (5-16)

£7.25 £11.00 £9.25 £11.95
Concessions £8.25 £12.00 £10.95 £14.95

*Family 4

£30.95 £44.00 £39.95 £49.95
*Family 5 £32.95 £46.50 £41.95 £54.95

*Maximum of 2 adults per family ticket.

**Please be aware that TESCO Clubcard vouchers cannot be used for the purchase of joint museum tickets or Pastport. Pre-booking is also not available when using TESCO clubcard vouchers.


When visiting JORVIK Viking Centre, it is recommended that you pre-book by calling 01904 615505 or booking online. Upon pre-booking, your ticket will automatically be upgraded to a ‘Fast-Track’ admission. This incurs an additional £1 on top of the initial booking fee (£2 total) entitling you to guaranteed entry on arrival at your designated time-slot and ensuring peace of mind when planning your visit. The additional charge is waived for customers selecting our special Five attraction “Pastport” ticket where only the standard booking fee will apply.

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

Pre-booking your visit allows you to choose what time you visit (subject to availability) and permits you to jump any queue at the attraction.

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.


For more on disabled access to JORVIK, please click here.

The Pastport

Discover 5 York attractions for 1 great price

Discover 2000 years of history and save at least 41% on standard admission charges to all five JORVIK Group attractions, plus get 12 months FREE entry to JORVIK Viking Centre, DIG, Barley Hall and the Richard III & Henry VII Experiences.

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York Archaeological Trust’s other attractions are:

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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