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Yorkshire Sights

Jorvik Viking Centre

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  • York

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This kid-focused exhibition re-creates a 10th-century Viking village. A mixture of museum and carnival ride, you "travel through time" by climbing into a Disney-esque machine that propels you above straw huts and mannequins in Viking garb. Commentary is provided in six languages. Kids get a lot out of it, but adults are unlikely to learn anything new. A small collection of Viking-era artifacts is on display at the end of the ride.

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Coppergate, York, Y01 9WT, England

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Sight Details:

  • £10.25; joint admission to Dig £14.45
  • Apr.–Oct., daily 10–6; Nov.–Mar., daily 10–5; last admission 1 hr before closing


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