Henry VII Experience

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Find out about his early life as an exile Lancastrian heir to the throne, see the impact on the city of York as it continued to prosper throughout his reign and enjoy interactive experiences exploring life and death in Tudor times.

Children can get involved in our special Tudor camp featuring the gruesome bits Henry’s history provided by ‘Horrible Histories’ author, Terry Deary.

Micklegate Bar has served as the main gateway to the city and the route through which serving monarchs have entered York for almost 1,000 years. It has also been the place at which the heads of traitors have been displayed and where condemned prisoners spent their final days on the way to the gallows. 

April to October: 10am to 4pm

November to March: 10am to 3pm (Weather Dependant)

In the case of extreme weather the city walls are closed and may affect access to the Henry VII Experience, call 01904 615505 for more information.


Type Price
Adult £5.00
Child £3.00
Concession £3.50
Family of 4 £14.00
Family of 5 £14.50


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