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The York Dungeon

12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
+44 1904 632599
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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 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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  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
+44 1904 632599
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Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Came to the York Dungeons having visited others before and it was good. Actors/actresses are fantastic and funny. It was worth going too as I love these kind of things but wasn't as I expected. After reading about it on the website I expect the...More

Thank E D
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Me and my hubby were in York for the day for our anniversary and we got this on the York pass. We only had to wait 5mins for the next tour. Don't want to give much away but there is enough suspense in certain parts...More

Thank june99Uk
Reviewed August 21, 2016 via mobile

Me and my boyfriend have just left the dungeons and have to say it was absolutely amazing. All the staff are fantastic and I've never seen my boyfriend jump so far! Really good fun, terrifyingly jumpy and all round amazing time. Thankyou to all the...More

Thank Sarah L
Reviewed August 20, 2016

We had tesco days out vouchers to use and chose York Dungeon and really enjoyed ourselves. I wouldn't advise young children going.......at times it made me jump and it's so dark in there.....it could be scary. The actors were amazing....so into their characters. You go...More

Thank lavender470
Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

We went at 10am on a Saturday morning so only a small group of other visitors. I can imagine it gets very busy later though so would recommend booking online. Actors were good, animated and well rehearsed but space seemed a bit limited so some...More

Thank Em_13LH
TheYorkDungeon, General Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2016

Thank you for the feedback and we are pleased to learn you had a great visit. Due to the grade listing of the building we are unfortunately unable to install the rides mentioned, but we hope you enjoyed our new moving floor! Regards Stuart

Reviewed August 19, 2016 via mobile

We entered the dungeons on a late afternoon as an after thought as we had purchased the York open pass, well what a surprise! The greeting staff were friendly and chatty with no hard sell, then we entered the dungeons.... It was pure entertainment from...More

Thank Raiderhegs
TheYorkDungeon, General Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2016

5 stars! Thank you very much. Great to read that you had such a good experience at the York Dungeon. Regards Stuart

Reviewed August 18, 2016

The recommendation is for children over 10 years but if you have a younger History Buff who is used to watching Horrible Histories then I think they'll be fine. Some of the humour is Adult Only but it is likely to go over their heads....More

Thank pmk_17
TheYorkDungeon, General Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2016

Thank you for the rating and feedback, you have a very brave 8 year old. Glad you enjoyed the teams acting and presentation of the stories, we will pass this on and also thank you for the feedback it is always important for us to...More

Reviewed August 18, 2016 via mobile

Would not pay for full price, used a 2 for 1 voucher, otherwise would not have been overly pleased. The actors were amazing, very good make up, stages and props! Made you feel very involved, but do not go if you're easily spooked! Would recommend...More

Thank Hgr94
TheYorkDungeon, General Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded September 21, 2016

Thank you both for the rating, pleased to hear you had a great visit and for the recommendation. Regards Stuart

Reviewed August 17, 2016

Well, this was fantastic entertainment. Funny in parts and very scary too at times, the actors were brilliant. Would highly recommend to anyone

Thank susanplant
Reviewed August 17, 2016 via mobile

Thoroughly enjoyed our visit. Had a 10 year old child with us who enjoyed the experience. Only thing that frightened him was the dark moments

Thank Kendra H
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Response from Warwick_Rochdale | Reviewed this property |
I bought them - good thing you can go any day any time and jump the queue, get free programme & free photo. When we went there was no queue, but still worth it coz wasn't fixed to go at a certain time
May 18, 2017|
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Response from RStephS | Reviewed this property |
they are strict on times as they keep you lined up until it's time to go in as a group, then they send you off more or less on time but they put you in the group of the time you've booked! The best way I found was to book... More