JORVIK Viking Centre, York

Posted by on Jul 20, 2015 in Homepage, Yorkshire | 0 comments

The JORVIK Viking Centre is located in the fascinating city of York and will reopen on Saturday 8th April 2017! This comes after a multi-million pound re-imagining of the centre and the Vikings cannot wait to welcome you back to 10th century York!  JORVIK Viking Centre is one of the most visited attractions in Britain.

Helpful facts:
  • Be the first to discover the new JORVIK experience by pre-booking your visit now!
  • Jorvik is the Viking name for York and the JORVIK Viking Centre was built on an actual Viking village in the centre of York, many of the artefacts found are on display at the attraction.

What’s New?

  • Hop aboard the improved ride experience and you’ll be transported back to the year AD960
  • Eric Bloodaxe, the last Viking King in Jorvik, has been expelled and the city is transforming itself.
  • Discover the impact of international trade on Viking-Age York, including the evolution of a multi-cultural society in the city, as it’s not just trade goods that flowed into Jorvik but people from across the globe!
  • With 16 languages on offer, including Chinese for the first time, the ride experience is now more accessible than ever to visitors
  • The JORVIK Viking Festival is held in York every February, more details at www.jorvikvikingfestival.co.uk
Ideal for:

individuals, groups, families

Did you know?

The gallery experiences have been completely updated, with new display cases allowing you to get up close to these precious, Viking artefacts. 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.

Top Tip

Join the conversation on social media using #ReturnoftheVikings . York is only 2 hours on the train from both London’s Kings Cross Station and Manchester Airport train station.