Yorkshire Travel Guide

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Jorvik Viking Centre

  • Coppergate Map It
  • York

Published 08/20/2030

Fodor's Review

This kid-focused exhibition re-creates a 10th-century Viking village, with everything from the blind storyteller to the slaughter yard awash in offal based on extensive research. The olfactory element is especially popular with children (even the open sewer), as is the Disneyesque "travel through time" machine that propels you above straw huts and mannequins clad 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.

Sight Information

Address:

Coppergate, York, York, Y01 9WT, England

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Phone:

01904-615505

Sight Details:

  • £11; joint admission to Dig £15.50

Published 08/20/2030

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