The York Dungeon

The York Dungeon

According to the national curriculum, children should understand how knowledge of the past is constructed from a range of sources, so it’s time to ditch the books and take your students to The York Dungeon! 

The York Dungeon

Forget boring exhibits; experience a 60-minute journey through 2000 years of York’s murky history, as our full cast of historic characters, played by real actors, takes you through every era from the Vikings and beyond!  

The York Dungeon is a journey through 2000 years of York’s darkest history, bringing together iconic characters, immersive sets and thrilling special-effects in a unique and exciting actor led experience that you see, hear, feel and smell. Find out the real story of York! 

Contact the Educational Visits UK team to help plan your next school trip.



Accessible by Public Transport, Disabled Access, Disabled Toilets, Guide Dogs Welcome,


Pre visit Available, Risk Assessment Available,


Shop, Toilets,






Opening Hours

Opening hours vary, please check our website for up to date information. On weekdays in term-time school bookings can be generally be made between 10am to 4pm.


A visit between April and October costs £7.95 per child and £10.95 per adult. Between November and March is £6 per child and £10.95 per adult.
Free Teacher Ratio: 1 teacher:10 students


The York Dungeon, 12 Clifford St, York, YO1 9RD

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