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The York Dungeon

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Address: 12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
Phone Number:
+44 1904 632599
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10:00 - 16:00
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Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 17:00
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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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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US$ 17.70*
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Skip the Line: The York Dungeon
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US$ 48.22*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour

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Fabulously scary!

Excellent value for money. The actors were SO good! Was scary but also funny: loved it. I was impressed that they managed to get so many of the group involved and that it... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 31 July 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2016

Excellent value for money. The actors were SO good! Was scary but also funny: loved it. I was impressed that they managed to get so many of the group involved and that it wasn't the same person 'picked' on. Will definitely go again and now want to visit the other dungeons!

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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi Natalie Thank you for your 5* review of the York Dungeon. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks Lia More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

We went knowing it was recommened for older children ours are 2 and 1yrs. Having said that they both laughed the who way thru, even tho i was scared! Great hour to spend full of history and great entertainment

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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi Sam Thank you for your 5* review of the York Dungeon. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks Lia More 

Chennai, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016 via mobile

Hated it! Gratuitous gore and horror. Left via the fire exit when staff were insisting we had to go through the whole exhibit. I found it unsuitable for young children.

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Thank UKvisitorsue
TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi I'm deeply saddened to read your review of The York Dungeon. We like to think of ourselves as more scary fun and we recommend the Dungeon for children aged 10 and over. I'm really sorry if you felt the Dungeon was unsuitable for your visit. Warm regards Lia More 

London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2016

Once we arrived at the ticket desk, a lovely lady asked us if we had any questions before we began our tour. We said we had been to the London Dungeon a couple of times before. She told us the main difference between the two was that although York was smaller and had no rides, their actors were far better...... More 

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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi Lewis Thank you for your 5* review of the York Dungeon. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks Lia More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Had a lovely time there. A few laughs and a few frights too lol. Not too scary tho. My youngest grandchild is 8 years old and she enjoyed it.

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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi Gillian Thank you for your 5* review of the York Dungeon. I am thrilled to hear you and your grandchild enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks Lia More 

Nottingham, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

Last minute decision to have a day out in York and we visited the dungeon around 4pm so there were no que as I think we were the last group in. From the moment we reach the door we were greeted by a very helpful and funny member of staff as we had a pushchair with us and we were... More 

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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hello Thank you for your 5* review of the York Dungeon. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks Lia More 

Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016 via mobile

We had already been to Edinburgh Dungrons and we're hoping that York would be just as good and we weren't disappointed. A lot smaller than edinburghs but just as good X all actors/acting was very good and really funny just a few shocks to scare you. Lots of audience participation so you really need to enter into the spirit of... More 

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TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi Christine Thank you for your 5* review of the York Dungeon. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks Lia More 

Cambridge, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 July 2016

A real must when visiting York. My grandchildren really enjoyed it and grandma certainly did too. A bit scary so not so good for under 8's.

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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi Angela Thank you for your review of the York Dungeon. I am thrilled to hear you enjoyed your visit and hope to welcome you back soon. Thanks Lia More 

Ayr, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

I wanted to visit here, husband wasn't keen but agreed. We both LOVED this!! The theatrics, staging and tour were amazing! Well done to all staff involved in this!! We had loads of laughs, loads of frights and we learned more here, than we did at school! This is a MUST VISIT when in York. I can't wait to do... More 

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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi Ruth Thank you for your 5* review. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at The York Dungeon and hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Lia More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 July 2016

We loved the dungeon experience, highly entertaining. Really good actors and great fun for teenagers with a sense of humour :-) worth every penny for us as we giggled and yelped our way through. Also quite informative and highly interactive.

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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this review

Hi Thank you for your wonderful 4* review. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed your time at The York Dungeon and found us great value for money. We hope to welcome you back soon. Best wishes Lia More 

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