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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 - 17:00
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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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This was both a fun and educational experience! I would definitely recommend if you're planning on going into York. We also got a photo of me pretending to chop off my boyfriends... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This was both a fun and educational experience! I would definitely recommend if you're planning on going into York. We also got a photo of me pretending to chop off my boyfriends head :)

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Thank Bekki B
Maidstone, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

What a great visit, even though we are not youngsters( late fifties) we had a right good laugh and were thoroughly entertained by the actors playing the various rolls on the visit. Excellent effects scenes.

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Thank Kevin S
Scotland, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Expected much less, but the scenes and rooms kept appearing. The actors were brilliant. Interesting, scary and great entratainment very worth visiting.

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Thank Domagoj C
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We visited several attractions during our stay in York but this was our favourite. The acting was first rate and the sets very realistic. Overall it was great fun and a must for anybody wanting fun and a few scares.

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Thank Alan A
Garstang, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We didn't really know what to expect from the Dungeon as, until we arrived, we didn't realise it was such an interactive experience. From the first, all of the actors were great and both entertained and educated throughout. My particular favourite the "plague doctor" whose performance was brilliant and reminded me a little of Alexei Sayle. It's comedy, frights and... More 

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Thank Philip C
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Reviewed 5 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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Thank MJC246
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Reviewed 5 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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Thank Emily H
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Reviewed 5 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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York, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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Rosyth, Scotland, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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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