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JORVIK Viking Centre

Heritage Centre

Coppergate, York, YO1 9WT

Tel: 01904 615505

Return of the Vikings - JORVIK Viking Centre

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**Visitor update: JORVIK Viking Centre is now open, and we are making sure that everyone enjoys a safe visit, while still experiencing everything that JORVIK has to offer. Find out more here.  All tickets must be pre-booked online!**

 

Discover the Original Viking Encounter at JORVIK Viking Centre!

Experience the Viking Age by pre-booking your visit now!

With its world-famous ride taking visitors around the sights, sounds and smells of Viking-age York, and state-of-the art galleries showcasing our unique collection of 1,000 year old artefacts, visit JORVIK Viking Centre to discover York’s fascinating Viking legacy.

Discover Coppergate

At JORVIK Viking Centre you are standing on the site which revealed some of the most astounding discoveries in modern archaeology. Your first experience at JORVIK is an exploration of the Coppergate Dig, with a fully immersive display taking you back to the 1970s. 

Explore the Viking-Age City

Travel around 10th century York, experiencing what it was like living in the city. The sights, sounds and even the smells of the Viking Age are brought vividly back to life as you journey back 1,000 years. 

Experience the Real Thing

Get up-close with some of the most beautiful and rare Viking artefacts in the world, from delicate earrings and socks to frying pans and padlocks and even a fossilised Viking poo! 

Dig deeper into the Viking story of York using the latest in cutting-edge technology located throughout the centre and the opportunity to handle real artefacts whilst talking to our friendly Viking hosts.

French, German, Italian, Japanese, Spanish, Dutch, Russian, Swedish, Norwegian, Finnish, Polish, Danish and Arabic commentary available on the ride. Language guides are available on our website.

Health and Safety restrictions only permit one wheelchair user into the building at any given time. Visit our website or call for information.

Educational visits (Covid-19 changes)

With education at the heart of JORVIK's work, we are delighted that we have now resumed school visits.  Talk to our reservations team about how we can facilitate a visit to JORVIK VIking Centre whilst maintaining your class 'bubbles' for a safe, secure and hugely fun trip out of the classroom.  Contact our Reservations department directly by phone (01904 615505) or email (schools@yorkat.co.uk).

Alternatively, for schools unable to travel, we have created a programme of Virtual Outreach sessions, where Vikings can visit your classroom using the miracles of modern technology!  Click here for full details.

Book Tickets Online

Opening Times

* Opening times will be variable for the next few months, please check our website for details.

Special Offers

  • We offer a 20% discount to NHS, Emergency Services and Armed Forces workers. This discount is available for every member of your party, and is available for every ticket type. Simply select the 20% off option when you pre-book online and bring ID when you visit. 

    More offers like this - NHS & Keyworkers

Guide Prices

Adults £12.50
Children (5-16) £8.50
Concession £10.50
Family of 4 £34.00
Family of 5 £38.00

JORVIK Group Pastport: Adult £20.00, Child (5-16) £13.00, Concessions £16.00, Family 4 £55.00, Family 5 £60.00, Under 5s FREE.

Facilities

Accessibility

  • Disabled access
  • Disabled toilets
  • Facilities for hearing impaired
  • Wheelchairs available

Booking & Payment Details

  • Credit cards accepted (no fee)

Children

  • Baby changing facilities
  • Children welcome

COVID-19 Response

  • 2m distancing in place
  • Advance booking essential
  • Capacity limit
  • Clear signage
  • Contactless payment possible
  • COVID-19 measures in place
  • COVID-19 risk assessment completed
  • COVID-19 staff training completed
  • Face mask essential (not provided)
  • Facilities must be booked
  • Floors clearly marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitizer available to visitors & staff
  • Hygiene screens in place
  • One way system
  • Online booking possible
  • Open now
  • Queuing system
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
  • Staff required to regularly wash hands
  • Temperature checks for visitors

Groups

  • Facilities for educational visits
  • Facilities for groups

Languages

  • French signs/guides
  • German signs/guides
  • Italian signs/guides
  • Spanish signs/guides

Meeting, Conference & Wedding Facilities

  • Facilities for corporate hospitality

Parking

  • Parking with charge

Property Facilities

  • Dogs not accepted (except guidedogs)
  • Gift shop
  • Public toilets
  • Smoking not allowed

Site Features

  • Regional Tourist Board Member
  • Welcome Host

Target Markets

  • Accepts groups
  • Coach parties accepted

Awards

  • Yorkshire AwardsWhite Rose Award Finalist White Rose Award Finalist 2016
  • Other AwardsSelf-assessed Accessibility Information Self-assessed Accessibility Information 2020
  • Visit BritainWe're Good to Go We're Good to Go 2020
  • Yorkshire AwardsVisit York Tourism Awards - Winner 2020 Visit York Tourism Awards - Winner 2020 2020
  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Pass Accepted York Pass Accepted 2018
  • Yorkshire AwardsYork Tourism Awards Finalist York Tourism Awards Finalist 2016

Road Directions

By Road: Head into York on the A19 into the City centre. The nearest car park is Castle Car Park, adjacent to Clifford's Tower, or Piccadilly Car Park. JORVIK is then a 2 minute walk away in the Coppergate Centre. Park & Ride: With six cleverly located sites surrounding the city centre getting into York has never been easier. www.yorkparkandride.co.uk

Accessible by Public Transport: York station is 1 mile away.

More information on how to find us is available on our website.

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