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JORVIK Viking Centre

Flooding at JORVIK Viking Centre
The severe flooding in York has caused a major flood in JORVIK Viking Centre – as such The centre will remain closed until further notice. For more information on the flood please click here. (
The other attractions owned and managed by The JORVIK Group in York will remain open to the public during this period and plans are under way for the 32nd JORVIK Viking Festival in February.
If you have any pre-booked tickets for JORVIK Viking Centre please contact us on 01904 615505 or email

Visit a time when Vikings ruled the land at the world famous JORVIK Viking Centre. Explore the excavations that unearthed the Viking-Age city of Jorvik and discover what this amazing archaeology can tell us about the Vikings.

Travel on board state-of-the art capsules as they take you on a fully immersive journey through the Viking-Age city encountering the people that lived there. As you encounter the residents you will experience all the sights, sounds and smells of life 1,000 years ago before you delve further into the past in our exciting exhibitions that piece together the puzzle of who were the Vikings.

Our holographic ghosts will introduce you to 800 Viking-age finds and explain how these were used in everyday life, alongside skeletal remains and weapons highlighting the final battles of the Viking Age.

The Vikings Arrived in 866AD. When Will You Get There?



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