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The York Dungeon

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2000 Years of York's Dark Grizzly History! The York Dungeon is a must-see, uniquely thrilling attraction that will take you back to the city's darkest history. See, hear, smell and feel York's stories come to life before your eyes as frighteningly...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
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Review of: The York Dungeon

My wife and me hadn't planned a visit but we came out of the pub next door and thought why not. I initially thought £13 each might be a bit steep but it's worth every penny. The acting is brilliant, funny and actors convincing in...More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Mark T
Reviewed today via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to York dungeon and found the actors to be great, the history of the stories was fascinating. I especially loved the dick Turpin experience although a little frightening for some of the younger ones. My only gripe was the actors picked...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Leopard1212
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Enjoyed the visit here very much. Some jump scares and some gruesome history. Actors were excellent and would recommend a trip to the Dungeons.

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank lara034
Reviewed yesterday via mobile

Had a good laugh and was thoroughly entertained. Each part was unique and completely unexpected, certain parts were better than others. I enjoyed the judge, Dick Turpin and the Viking parts the most.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank wilbers89
Reviewed 2 days ago

Now, I've a few friends working here and I've managed to recognize them even with the heavy make up but it didn't make the experience any less enjoyable. If you're up for a scare or to just have a good time, this is the place...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile
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One of my favourite ever run throughs at York Dungeon on Friday. Incorporating Margaret Clitherow and lsabella Billington into the ordinary experience after last year's Rogues and Legends seasonal shows works so well. Very pleased that the concluding spiel/audio has returned too. The new witch...More

Thank cjchapman1989
Reviewed 2 days ago

Like all the uk ‘dungeons’ this is a good, fun way to spend an hour. Great fun (but costly if you buy all the bells and whistles) for all off the family. Everyone will learn something too, so it’s all good.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank T C
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Queued for about 40 minutes, and it could be said £16 is a little expensive. All I can say is it was well worth the wait and the price. Very funny, brilliant actors and the odd "jumpy" bit. Would highly recommend. Probably not for some...More

Date of experience: April 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Took my 9 yr old with me to the Dungeon. After a half hour wait so that the obligatory photos could be taken we were off on a hour and a half tour. Each scene told a story of blood and guts of years past....More

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank Pett64
Reviewed 5 days ago

I visited with my daughter and 3 grandchildren. The tour was both interesting and entertaining, Although there were some tragic stories, such as that of Margaret Clitherow, other parts were given a touch of humour by the actors.

Date of experience: April 2019
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