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Welcome to JORVIK!

To get the most out of your visit, you’ll find all of the information you need here. You can pre-book at any time by clicking on the BOOK icon at the top of the page.

Opening Times

Our planned opening hours for 2024/25 are as follows (the time shown is last admission, closing time is 1 hour later):

23rd March – 3rd November 2024: 10am – 5pm

Except from Monday 7th – Sunday 13th October 2024 JORVIK will be closed.

4th November – 22nd December 2024: 10am – 4pm

23rd December – 5th January 2025: 10am – 5pm

Except 24th-26th of December we are closed for Christmas. 

6th of January – 16th February 2025: 10am – 4pm

17th February – 23rd February 2025: 10am – 5pm

24th February – 30th March 2025: 10am – 4pm

If you are booked into the last time slot, please arrive on time.

You can expect your visit to JORVIK to last around one hour.

Registered service animals are very welcome at all our sites. 


Pre-booking online, or by calling 01904 615505, is advisable.

We ask that you arrive on time for your visit. The time you have booked is the time we will start admitting visitors for that slot. In busy times, it may take up to 20 minutes to admit everyone who has booked that slot. Due to our controls on visitor capacity, we are not able to admit visitors who are late, but we may be able to move your visit to another time if there are spaces available.

Pre-booking & refund policy:

If you are not able to visit the attraction for your pre-booked slot we can re-book your visit for a more convenient time. We are not able to offer refunds.


Our Pastport includes entry into the JORVIK Viking Centre, Barley Hall, DIG and the City Walls Experience.

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*Child (5-16)£11.00£18.00
**Family 4£46.00£68.00
**Family 5£53.00£79.00
Under 5FreeFree
FREE admission for 12 months is included in your ticket.

Our Pastport includes entry into the JORVIK Viking Centre, Barley Hall, DIG and the City Walls Experience.

*We require all children (up to and including age 16) visiting JORVIK Viking Centre to be accompanied by an adult. For health and safety reasons, 1 adult may accompany up to 5 children. This is because the capsules on our ride seat up to 6 people. If your party has more than 6 people, we would need to split you over several capsules, and we need an adult to supervise each capsule.

**Maximum of 2 adults per family ticket.

***Please be aware that if you would like to pay with Tesco Clubcard Partner codes please exchange your points for a Clubcard Partner code via your Tesco account. You will receive an email with QR codes. When you arrive, please have your Clubcard Partner code (QR code) ready for us to scan. We will then give you a paper ticket. Please note that Clubcard Partner codes can only be used for single attraction tickets, and are not valid for any discounted or joint tickets. However, you can use them for a family of 4 and a family of 5. Please visit the Tesco Clubcard FAQs page for more.

You can find more information on our Frequently Asked Questions page.

Prices valid as of 02/01/2023

Gift Aid

If you are a UK taxpayer, you can help us further by turning your donation into a Gift Aid donation at no extra cost to you, which allows us to claim an extra 25p for every £1 you spend from the Government.

Your payment will be treated as an admission donation that entitles you and your family group to 12 months free admission from the date of payment.

Please note this only applies to individual and family tickets, not larger groups.


We offer discounted tickets for NHS staff, members of the Armed Forces, carers and various other groups. Please note from 12th June, we are changing the way you pre-book with discounts, and you may no longer be able to book online.

Find out more here about the discounts we offer and how to redeem a discount when you visit. You must bring proof of eligibility with you, or you will be charged full price on the day

Finding Us

JORVIK Viking Centre is located within the Coppergate Shopping Centre, right in the heart of the modern city of York. You can find more about planning your travel to York here.


At JORVIK Viking Centre we want to make sure that we deliver a welcoming and enjoyable environment for all visitors. Find out more about resources and facilities for visitors with disabilities or additional access needs here.

Bags & Suitcases

At JORVIK Viking Centre we are fully aware of our responsibilities as a visitor attraction. In line with advice from our security advisors, additional security measures are in place across our building. We kindly ask that patrons refrain from bringing any large bags or suitcases to the venue as there are no left luggage facilities on site. We also ask visitors to arrive in plenty of time in order for any potential security checks to take place.

Maximum bag size allowed in the building is 38cm x 30cm, includes suitcases.

Exceptions to the rule:

Baby buggies and oversized bags containing necessary medical equipment, or for use in nursing and babycare, will be permitted, subject to the owners agreeing that these items will be searched.

For larger bags, we recommend using Yorbag.

Yorbag left luggage service is located on High Petergate, near to York Minster, and costs from £3. Take your pre-booked ticket for JORVIK Viking Centre to get 20% off the price. You can find out more on the Yorbag website.

International Visitors

The ride experience is now available in the following languages:


Great Britain Chinese French

Visitors can also download a guide to JORVIK’s galleries when they arrive at the Centre, in Chinese, French, German, Italian, Dutch, Russian, Norwegian, Japanese, Polish, Danish or Arabic.