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St SAVIOUR'S CHURCH St. St. Saviourgate, York YO1 8NN, England
+44 1904 615505
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Owned by the same archaeologists who discovered the Viking-Age City and created JORVIK Viking Centre. DIG offers you a unique archaeological adventure to get you on your way to becoming a real archaeologist. This is a one of a kind! So... DIG IT! SHAKE IT! SEE IT! FEEL IT! FIND IT! At DIG, you get to discover only the most exciting archaeological artefacts from the 2000 years of history hidden under the streets of York. Our four excavation pits are filled with Roman, Viking, medieval and Victorian finds, so you can grab a trowel and dig up the clues that show how people lived in these times.
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St SAVIOUR'S CHURCH St. St. Saviourgate, York YO1 8NN, England
+44 1904 615505
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Reviewed 25 October 2015

We visited Dig with our 5 and 7 year Olds as the queue for Yorvik was a little long. I wasn't sure what to expect but it was great fun. There is a tour with each visit where you have archaeology explained to you, have...More

Thank Sarah H
Reviewed 23 October 2015 via mobile

Great for kids that live bones and history. They get to be an archeologist for an hour and get some great history thrown in for good measure. My 8 year old had a blast and wanted to stay longer than I imagined!

Thank Cantersontour
Reviewed 5 September 2015 via mobile

I visited DIG today with my 4 year old daughter and we had a lovely time. We hadn't booked so had to wait about 20 mins for tour to start but she enjoyed playing the games and colouring in in the waiting area. There was...More

1  Thank Lindsey P
Reviewed 29 August 2015 via mobile

Loved the dig area, my three yer old had a good time using his trowel to uncover bones, keys and toilets! My one year old enjoyed sitting in the archaeologists sieve. The exhibition and play area are well kept but rather small so we didn't...More

1  Thank Knowleskay
Reviewed 27 August 2015 via mobile

England has brilliant interactive museums and exhibits and this is one of them. Educational, fun and hands on - something to ensure the young kids don't think they're getting dragged around another mooooseeeeeUM!!! A fun time spent with our kids but if we had wanted...More

1  Thank Bronwyn B
Reviewed 27 August 2015

An enjoyable few hours learning a little more about archaeology. The children had a great time digging around for stuff and wanted to spend more time in the pits!

Thank Snoopy1921975
Reviewed 26 August 2015 via mobile

A great way to entertain kids and adults alike with facts and figures. The pseudo holographic show was excellent (for adults mostly) whilst the kids explored fossilised poo! What fun.

Thank David C
Reviewed 24 August 2015

My children loved this! You get taken round by a guide to 'excavate four pits from different periods. Good for families. Children had fun and learnt something.

Thank Joanna T
Reviewed 19 August 2015 via mobile

Our kids really enjoyed this interactive Dig The staff were very informative and very friendly We had lots of fun digging away and finding objects from the past and a bonus the ticket last year so we can go back

Thank sarah c
Reviewed 11 August 2015 via mobile

We arrived on a Tuesday morning and were made to feel very welcomed by the chap on reception. The same chap led our tour. He was fun and informative. Our children loved digging for artefacts in the dig area and sorting and classifying bones. We...More

Thank Mrsparker29
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Vanessa S
19 May 2017|
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Response from TravelJunckie | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so. They would enjoy digging on the rubber earth with a plastic trowel and could take part in some of the drawings. Upstairs there was an indoor play space. Nothing special but space to have a sandwich and a play... More
26 February 2017|
Response from Jonathan M |
Hi, You can turn up and book at the desk for one of our tours that day (tours are every half an hour between 10am-4pm). However, you can pre-book online through the website or by calling our Reservations team to check... More
25 February 2017|
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Response from Gav_jo | Reviewed this property |
We took three children: 11, 9 and 4 they all loved it!