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JORVIK Viking Centre
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Coppergate, York, YO1 9WT, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

CLOSED 24-26 DEC. Travel back 1000 years on board your time machine through the backyards and houses to the bustling streets of Jorvik.

 
 
Bar Convent
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17 Blossom Street, York, YO24 1AQ, Tel: 01904 464910, Email

Speciality: Gluten free

A beautiful Georgian Building home to Museum, cafe, conference and accommodation.

 
 
Yorkshire Air Museum
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Halifax Way, Elvington, York, YO41 4AU, Tel: 01904 608595, Email

Experience the tremendous atmosphere of the award-winning Yorkshire Air Museum & Allied Air Forces Memorial

 
 
Yorkshire Museum & Gardens
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Museum Gardens, York, YO1 7FR, Tel: 01904 687687, Email

CLOSED ON 25 & 26 DEC, 1 JAN. If you want to see York, see the Yorkshire Museum first. From prehistory to the city's medieval splendour, see the whole story in our fantastic galleries.

 
 
York Castle Museum
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The Eye of York, York, YO1 9RY, Tel: 01904 687687, Email

CLOSED ON 25 & 26 DEC, 1 JAN. Welcome to the award winning York Castle Museum - come and immerse yourself in over 400 years of York's past.

 
 
British Science Week
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Leeman Road, York, YO26 4XJ, Tel: 08448 153139, Email

CLOSED 24-26 DEC Biggest collection of Railway objects in the world.

 
 
CHOCOLATE - York's Sweet Story
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King's Square, York, YO1 7LD, Tel: 0845 4989411, Email

Take a mouth-watering journey through the story of chocolate and confectionery in York.

 
 
Barley Hall
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2 Coffee Yard, Off Stonegate, York, YO1 8AR, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

CLOSED 24–26, 31 DEC Discover the Medieval townhouse of the Prior's of Nostell and former Mayor of York. Rediscovered under a relatively modern façade, the stunning building has beautiful exposed timber frames.

 
 
Quilt Museum and Gallery
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St Anthony's Hall, Peasholme Green, York, YO1 7PW, Tel: 01904 613242, Email

CLOSED ON SUNDAYS AND FROM 13th DEC, BETWEEN CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR. England's only museum dedicated to quiltmaking and textile arts.

 
 
York Dungeon
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12 Clifford Street, York, YO1 9RD, Tel: 0871 4232260., Email

The York Dungeon is a unique visitor attraction that brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages and scenes...

 
 

DIG

 
DIG
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St Saviourgate, York, YO1 8NN, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

CLOSED 24-26 DEC DIG offers you a unique archaeological adventure to get you on your way to becoming a real archaeologist. This is a one of a kind!

 
 
Richard III Experience at Monk Bar
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Monkbar, York, YO1 7LQ, Tel: 01904 615505, Email

The JORVIK Group’s newest attraction invites you to step foot into the historic Monk Bar to discover The Richard III Experience.

 
 

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