Overview & description

The year is AD960 and the last Viking King in Jorvik, Eric Bloodaxe, has been banished. The city is thriving with a flourishing manufacturing centre and wide trading links. There are new buildings, new peoples and new stories to be told...

The world-famous JORVIK Viking Centre has had a multi-million pound re-imagining and welcomes visitors to explore the lives of the people who made York their home over 1,000 years ago.

Hop aboard JORVIK’s improved ride experience and be transported back in time over 1,000 years! You will discover the impact of international trade on Viking-Age York, including the evolution of a multicultural society in the city, as it’s not just trade goods that flowed into Jorvik but people from across the globe! Plus, with 22 new animatronics across the recreation there is something new to see around every corner.

The centre’s gallery experiences have been completely updated, with new display cases allowing you to get up close to the astounding Viking artefacts that inspired the creation of JORVIK. You will have the chance to dig deeper into the Viking story of York using the latest in cutting-edge technology located throughout the centre.

You can enhance your visit by buying a Pastport, the JORVIK Group's joint ticket that gives you access to 5 historical city-centre attractions for one great price: JORVIK Viking Centre, Barley Hall, DIG: An Archaeological Adventure, and the Richard III and Henry VII Experiences.

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Type Price
Adult £11.00
Child £8.00
Child Under 5 FREE
Concession £9.00
Family of 4 £32.00
Family of 5 £36.00


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