York - JORVIK Viking Centre Hotel + Ticket Packages
Get Face to Face with the Vikings!
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This ticket is valid for 1 day.
Children are aged between 5 - 15 years
Open all year (except 24-26 Dec).
About York - JORVIK Viking Centre
Step back through the ages and discover York's fascinating history at the Jorvik Viking Centre York, which stands on the site of one of the most famous and outstanding discoveries in modern archaeology. On your visit you'll witness the findings uncovered by the York Archaeological Trust between 1976 and 1981 when excavating on the site of an old sweet factory, which revealed house, workshops and the backyards of the Viking age Jorvik City over 1,000 years ago. With so much history to uncover, why not make the most out of your visit by taking advantage of our hotels near the Jorvik Viking Centre York for the perfect short break.
With audio-visual presentations and Viking hosts to help guide you through the history, the Jorvik Viking Centre York will take you on a 1,000 year adventure. Here, you'll learn where the Vikings came from and why they decided to settle here, as well as gaining an insight into how they lived, worked and traded with other civilisations across the world. At the Jorvik Viking Centre York, you'll find a reconstruction of part of the excavation under your feet, from timber-framed houses to everyday objects disregarded by residents, along with information on how these fascinating objects were unearthed, conserved and researched.
Step onboard the time capsule and discover everything the Jorvik Viking Centre York has to offer. Based on archaeological facts, travel back in time and piece together the jigsaw that is Jorvik from the bustling back streets and busy marketplaces to the language of gossiping neighbours, cooking smells and the cesspit! With so much to discover, why not turn your visit into a short break to remember and combine your trip with one of our hotels near the Jorvik Viking Centre York.
|Address:||Coppergate, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9WT, England|
|Opening Hours:||10am to 5pm (summer), 10am till 4pm (winter) New Years Eve: 10am - 2pm (last admission); New Years Day: 11am - 4pm (last admission)|
|Get Directions:||JORVIK is situated in the Coppergate Shopping area in the centre of York.|
Did you know
In total an incredible 40,000 objects were uncovered on this site by excavating 36,000 layers and sieving 8 tonnes of soil!
Stay on a Jorvik York Break
An Jorvik short break provides the perfect chance for you and your family to discover the Viking history of ancient York. You can pick from a range of hotels near Jorvik, whether you want to be in the centre of York, or out in the green surroundings of the Yorkshire countryside. Our choice of hand picked hotels guarantee an enjoyable short break to suit your family's budget. We offer hotels with some great children’s rates and a Jorvik short break delivers great family value making a memorable weekend break for the whole family. York offers so much more to see and do that a 2 day break gives you the opportunity to visit many more of the great attractions in the city.