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The York Dungeon

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Address: 12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
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+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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2000 Years of York's Dark Grizzly History! The York Dungeon is a must-see,...

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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US$50.27*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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Fantastic Actors!

Had a fantastic afternoon at The York Dungeon today! Excellent actors, very believable and it was such an interesting visit.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Had a fantastic afternoon at The York Dungeon today! Excellent actors, very believable and it was such an interesting visit.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Acting is brilliant, history is disturbing and interesting, you are fully immersed in the settings and the characters never allow anyone to be quiet or unnoticed. You may be punished for being a witch or take part in a torture demonstration.. just be ready and keep alert!

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

I had vague memories of visiting as a child where there were wax works and a couple of actors. My return visit was nothing like this. With actors and special effects there is nothing quite like it. It has to be seen to be believed

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Thank Rachel B
York, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

We went and paid over £40 for three people and the whole thing was acted. We were under the impression we would see some real dungeons. Left feeling upset I'd spent so much money on something for young children.

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Thank Charleeeeeee
Rosyth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Good day at York dungeons suitable for everyone even people with sore backs or pregnant options always given, not to scary so would reccomend for older kids aswell

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Thank Cindy W
South Shields, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We had a 2 for 1 voucher off a cereal box, so absolute bargain! We laughed all the way through tour, actors very witty and informative. 10 people in our group and we gelled well, participating in the scenarios. Option to buy photos at the end which were taken just before entering dungeon.

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Manchester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

very good value for money. we spent a good 90 minutes and was entertained and thrilled all the way around. the people that work here are excellent

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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was our second visit to the York Dungeon and was surprised that it was not the same the second time round, which was a great surprise. Not for the faint hearted. The staff are great and scary. Please make sure you book in advance to make a significant saving on paying at the door.

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Essex, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The York Dungeons were shocking!!! (In a advantageous way ha ha ha) The Performers intense and made us feel involved in the exhibitions lots of laughs & screams if you are visiting York then give it a go. My only disappointment was that there were babies and of course the pram, yes I said “babies” allowed! I can’t comprehend this... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Wanted to visit one of the dungeons for a while and we had a little bit of time spare during our visit to York. Throughly enjoyed although I wish I'd pre booked tickets to save a little bit of money. Fantastic atmosphere to put you right in the moment with a great timeline of events. Staff were great and play... More 

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