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Due to the national lockdown, all JORVIK Group attractions will be closed until restrictions lift.  Please follow us on social media for the latest updates.

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Coppergate, York YO1 9WT

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JORVIK is temporarily closed.

Unfortunately, as of 5 January 2020, the national lockdown means that JORVIK Viking Centre, and our sister attractions DIG and Barley Hall, must remain closed until restrictions are lifted.

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We are owned by York Archaeological Trust, an educational charity with a mission of ‘Building Better Lives Through Heritage’.

We would be hugely grateful for your support helping us raise £120,000 to cover the costs of developing and running our exciting and beneficial new ‘Virtual Vikings’ project.

Virtual Outreach for schools will continue throughout this period, and we have increased capacity for delivering these workshops, so please call 01904 615505 (Mon-Fri 9-12) or email schools@yorkat.co.uk to book.

Bookings remain open from 15 February onwards (if lockdown is extended beyond this date, any bookings can be rearranged for a date when we are open); all visits must be pre-booked online or by calling 01904 615505.

Read our safety and social distancing information to find out about our new measures, including restricting the number of people in the attraction, ensuring social distancing and extra hygiene precautions. Our procedures have gained the Good to Go certification from Visit England, so visitors can be assured that we have followed government and industry Covid-19 Guidelines.

From 15th February - 20th February 2021 | 10:00am - 8:00pm | www.jorvikthing.com

That JORVIK Viking Thing 2021

A gathering of all things Viking, created by JORVIK Viking Centre...Read more

15th February - 19th February 2021 | 10:00am - 12:00pm

Spinning on Coppergate

Try your hand at a staple craft of the Viking home with our beginners’ spinning kit and interactive crafting discussion....Read more

15th February - 19th February 2021 | 12:00am - 2:00pm

Leather Pouch – online crafting

We know that a leather worker lived and worked in Viking-age Coppergate, so join us for this special event where we guide you through all the steps of creating your own online pouch....Read more

15th February 2021 | 7:00pm

Coins and currency in Viking York

Join Dr Gareth Williams of the British Museum to learn more about the coins and currency used in Viking age York....Read more

16th February 2021 | 7:00pm

Opening the archives – Behind closed doors at the Archaeological Store

Our archaeological store in York is host to an incredible collection of finds from nearly 50 years of excavations undertaken by York Archaeological Trust....Read more

17th February 2021 | 7:00pm

Helen Thirza Addyman Lecture

Helen Thirza Addyman Lecture: Waterways in the West Mainland of Orkney, with Dr Alexandra Sanmark ...Read more

18th February 2021 | 7:00pm

JORVIK Tour

Leave the Time Capsules behind, as our head of interpretation, Dr Chris Tuckley, takes you on a livestreamed tour of Viking-age Coppergate....Read more

19th February 2021 | 7:00pm

Mead tasting with the Lancashire Mead Company

The best of both worlds – tasting some of the finest pure meads (no honeyed wines here!) brewed on our shores by the Lancashire Mead Company, whilst enjoying it in the comfort of your own home (so no drive home afterwards)! ...Read more

19th February 2021 | 10:00am - 3:00pm

Richard Hall Symposium

In a year when meetings and assemblies of all sorts have been postponed and cancelled, this year's Richard Hall Symposium moves online to consider the thing, the Viking-era public gathering for making political decisions, settling disputes and upholding laws. ...Read more

20th February 2021 | 7:30pm

An Evening with Einar Selvik

Join us as part of That JORVIK Viking Thing 2021 for an Evening with Einar Selvik, Nordic folk musician extraordinaire....Read more

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