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The York Dungeon

12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
+44 1904 632599
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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!
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“scary fun” (44 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
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+44 1904 632599
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really good, fun experience. Lots of crowd interaction and well worth the entry fee. The actors played really good roles and stayed in character the whole time. Would definitely recommend.More

Thank Wayneywarby
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review, I'll be sure to pass this onto the Performance Team. Crowd interaction really is the name of the game at the York Dungeon! This may be as simple as booing guilty peasants into the Judge's dock, or, if you're really...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Didn't really know what to expect when we booked this, but had a fab time. We found it very informative in a unique way. The actors were excellent and had us laughing from start to finish. Lots of surprises and scary bits along the way....More

Thank Louise1804
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We always think that the unexpected is the most exciting! Thank you very much for this feedback - we appreciate it. If you are interested in the history of York, the York Dungeon really is the only place to see it brought to life in...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very fun and interesting place to visit if you have an hour plus to spend. The staffs are very interactive and interesting. Recommended.

Thank Canise
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your recommendation. With a cast of professional actors, fully themed sets and state of the art effects, The York Dungeon is a great way to pass 75 minutes, and learn something about the dark history of York in the process!

Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to the dungeon as a child and it has vastly improved since then. We found it absolutely hilarious. The actors were fantastic. They do single people out a little but it's dark so not too embarrassing (I hate public speaking/being centre of attention...More

Thank seeroo
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this review, we are pleased to hear that we have improved since then! Over the years and ... several floods, the York Dungeon has gone through rebrandings and revamps, and is now a 75 minute 'scary fun' theatrical experience looking at the...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We had an incredibly enjoyable experience the staff were great and enthusiastic. I explained my hearing imparement and they made sure they were clear in any 'crucial instruction' The staff costumes were fantastic and were very patient with the autistic guest in our group. We...More

Thank hearing-impaired2016
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much for your review and feedback. Matters like this are very important to us at the York Dungeon as we are an attraction that is for everybody, so it is reaffirming to see this written in a review. If there are any...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Third time in a dungeon and the second dungeon I have been to. The actors were brilliant as always, very interactive and funny. The script did not feel like a script. Shame there was no rides but the building doesn't allow for this so it...More

Thank Vicki S
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this review, Vicki! Whilst there are some similarities between all of the Dungeons with the nature of the attraction, and some shows such as Plague and Judgement, each Dungeon focuses in on the history of the city that they are in. Only...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We went in the evening a couple of days before Halloween and there were six of us on the tour which meant we each got picked to be involved at least twice. The actors were brilliant! The plague doctor and the judge were particular highlights....More

Thank andyj84739
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

What better time of year to visit the Dungeon than around Hallowe'en? We're very happy to hear that you enjoyed the performances, and got spooked out a few times too! How you made it out alive though is another question ...

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My husband and I visited here on a recent visit to York, we didn’t do it the first time we visited but thought we’d go this time around, it wasnt quite what I expected, first you have to have your photo taken (so they can...More

Thank Msratty
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

We are very pleased to hear that you finally decided to take the plunge into the York Dungeon. In a group of up to 24 people, guests will move round the different rooms, moving through the ages learning about the setting in a scary fun,...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We booked this place in advance as many people have said its a must do when you visit York and we can definitely agree. The actors portrayed their characters extremely well and loved making us jump. The entire journey through the ages was very well...More

Thank AdamGee89
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for your review and recommendation, Adam! Whilst the Dungeon is a fantastic experience in a big group, that doesn't mean the fun is only catered for them! Even if you come by yourself and don't know anybody in the group, for some reason...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great attraction. Staff really threw theirselves into each presentation, Very funny and whilst expensive recommended.More

Thank Les M
TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you very much, I will be sure to pass this onto the performance team. To save some money on admissions, there are various offers throughout the city with some of our partners, or you can pre-book tickets through our website. This gives you access...More

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Ben W
2 October 2017|
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Response from David M | Reviewed this property |
I wouldn't advise it. There are lots of totally dark themes and it can be really scary. Also I don't think you can take a pram through
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Ben W
2 October 2017|
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Response from Ian P | Reviewed this property |
Hey Ben - not suitable for babies or young kids - steps / bumpy / dark (as you’d expect!!)
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Jessie W
26 September 2017|
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Response from paulj29 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, I saw no restrictions for bags.
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