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This Easter, the peasants are taking the power at The York Dungeon.

Make your way to the Mickelgate Bar in 1537, the most important gateway to our city of York which is also the gateway for those protestants trying to make their way into our City.

We find ourselves in a religious upheaval. The crown is destroying our monasteries, upping taxes, and now we have a protestant queen on the throne…Anne Boleyn.

You will be amongst those tortured for treason against King Henry VIII…will you find yourself the traitor amongst the masses and face the Halifax Gibbet?

Face your consequences at the York Dungeon…if you dare!

Find out more: Easter 2023 Peasants Revolt | York Dungeon (

Leaving the Kids At Home?


Dungeon LATES evenings (strictly 18+ adults only) will be running on selected dates throughout October and offer guests a darker, scarier and naughtier alternative to the daytime tours.

These evenings also feature an exclusive 11th show, Body Snatchers!

Find out more: Dungeon Lates | The York Dungeon (

Are You Brave Enough?

Dick Turpin General

Get ready to journey back through 2000 Years of York's darkest History as you see, hear and (ahem) smell the cities murky past!

Prepare to come face to face with the mighty Vikings and learn all about their Saxon enemies before meeting some of York’s most notorious characters including the (in)famous Guy Fawkes and local witch Isabella Billington as history is brought to life before your eyes!

Feel the dark shadows of the black plague and experience the fearsome torture chamber as you laugh, learn and scream your way through the cities most ‘orrible history!

With live actors, dark history, immersive sets and amazing special effects… the only question is are you brave enough to step into the depths of the York Dungeon?

Younger peasants must be aged 5 and over however the York Dungeon is not recommended for under 8's.

Book tickets now: Unmissable York Attractions | The York Dungeon (

Promotional blog written by The York Dungeon

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