JORVIK Viking Centre is a must-see attraction in the historic city of York and a memorable experience for any family! You can win free entry for a family of 5 (up to 2 adults and 3 children) by answering the Norse question below.
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 one of our Vikings bringing to life the fascinating artefacts found beneath your feet.
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. Every detail of the recreated city, down to the moss growing on the walls and the scent of food in the air, is based on archaeological evidence found at this site.
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 – always a hit with children!
And don’t miss the chance to talk to our real-life Vikings, who all have incredible tales to tell about the history, legends and customs of Jorvik.