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Be prepared as one of the most exciting periods of the city’s history is brought back to life – it’s the Year of the Viking in York. See Viking York spring vividly to life at the JORVIK Viking Centre in April, after its multimillion pound re-imaging. Get up close to some of the greatest Viking discoveries ever made at the brand new exhibition Viking: Rediscover the Legend at the Yorkshire Museum in May.

Looking for inspiration to entertain those Little Vikings? Kids will love these adventures recommended by a York family. Plus, find out 5 ways to Live Like a Viking and explore York like a marauding warrior.



JORVIK Reopening Weekend


Join the action as the Vikings of JORVIK celebrate the ‘Return of the Vikings’ with two days of Norse-inspired music, games and battle displays! Explore York’s rich Norse heritage with a visit to the new JORVIK Viking Centre, where you will be able to discover the sights, sounds and of course, smells of Viking-age York.


Return of the Vikings

Return of the Vikings

The world-famous JORVIK Viking Centre will reopen on Saturday 8th April 2017 after a multi-million pound re-imagining. Hop aboard JORVIK’s improved ride experience and be transported back in time over 1,000 years!



Viking: Rediscover the Legend

Vikings at the Yorkshire MuseumViking: Rediscover the Legend will open in May at the Yorkshire Museum, bringing together the best Viking finds from the Yorkshire Museum and British Museum collections. Featuring some internationally significant Anglo-Saxon and Viking discoveries, this exhibition will explore how the Vikings transformed life in Britain.

The York Dungeon

The York DungeonWith two new Norse-themed shows: Fear of the Vikings and Vengeance of the Vikings; The York Dungeon is delving into the dark side of these fearsome invaders. You’ll hear all about their most brutal tortures, crazy battle tactics and even learn a Viking warcry or two! Be on your guard though; there’s bound to be some shocking surprises.
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