JORVIK Viking Centre

In a nutshell

Be transported back in time over 1,000 years to the age of the Vikings at this brilliant attraction in York suitable for all the family.


19 Coppergate, York, North Yorkshire YO1 9WT

Contact details

Tel: 01904 615 505

Web: www.jorvikvikingcentre.co.uk

Activity type

Historical Sites, Indoor Activities, Museums and Art Centres

Suitable for

Ages 5 - 12, All ages, Schools and Groups, Teenagers, Under 5s

Price guide


(based on family of 4)

JORVIK Viking Centre details...

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…

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.


Family tickets can be purchased that include free admission for 12 months inclusive in your ticket. Consider the Jorvik Pastport that gives you entry to all Jorvik attractions and is priced at £55 for a family of four or £60 for a family of five.

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JORVIK Viking Centre Events

Jorvik Viking Festival in February 2018

Open 12th February 2018 - 18th February 2018

This half term discover the place of the Vikings in our English history on a visit to York for this special annual festival.

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