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Address: 12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
Phone Number: +44 190 463 2599
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10:00 am - 4:00 pm
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Mon - Fri 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Description:

NOW OPEN with a brand NEW Viking show! The York Dungeon is a must-see,...

NOW OPEN with a brand NEW Viking show! 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 funny characters transport you through time. Surprises await you at The Dungeon... Fear the Vikings as they invade and conquer York. Discover Guy Fawkes' Gunpowder Plot and what really happened that November night. Will you crack under the pressure of the Torturer and his intimidating instruments? Step inside Castle Prison and delve into Dick Turpin's infamous crimes. Visit our website for more information on opening times. Plus book your tickets online to save money and guarantee entry!

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Scary but funny

If you are easily scared or offended then do not some here. The rooms chronicle different events in York history and are interactive.

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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West Chiltington, United Kingdom
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West Chiltington, United Kingdom
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21 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

If you are easily scared or offended then do not some here. The rooms chronicle different events in York history and are interactive.

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Thank Sarah F
North Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This was a great day out! Visited with my husband using our merlin passes, we have never been before in the 30 years we have lived near York! It was great! The actors interaction was fab and the inclusion of the audience was great! Definitely recommend this to everyone!

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Leicestershire, United Kingdom
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6 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

Well worth a visit, really enjoyed this attraction. pre-booked and only paid £10 each (2 adults) great value attraction and thoroughly entertaining.

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Middlewich, England, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Had a great time at the York Dungeons. Just the right amount of scary with some hilarious audience interaction and participation. Good amount of information for York's historic past. Definitely worth a visit!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Well worth a visit if you are in York, lives up to it's name, well priced and great customer care. Definitely a first for a fun day out with the family

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Thought this was fantastic, great actors, loved the fact people were getting completely scared with this. Great day.

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Thank Frank C
Thornton Cleveleys, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Staying just out of York for a week and saw this on a leaflet and though we had to try it. Paid online and saved over £6 each and it was busy when we got there so definitely worth doing!! The weather was horrible and even though we were stood outside we were handed ponchos while we wait and the... More 

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Merseyside, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Brilliant experience. Be prepered to have jumpy moments. Excellent interactions between the actors and public.

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Stoke-on-Trent, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Without giving any spoilers this was a good mix of horrible histories, comedy and scary bits that make you jump adults & children alike. Our 8-year-old granddaughter loved it, although I may have a few bruises on my arm as she gripped very tightly at some points! Be aware it is very dark to create the atmosphere. The staff were... More 

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Los Alamitos, California
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

My son wanted to do this in Edinburgh but we did it here instead. I enjoyed it but my son loved it. It was very educational and the actors were entertaining and made the effort to get everyone involved. The only issue we had was someone feel down in the group before us so what was supposed to be 75... More 

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