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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. And step inside the carriage to the Knavesmire, where one of history's most infamous Highwaymen has returned... 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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“great fun” (349 reviews)
“scary fun” (45 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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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"great fun"
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"audience participation"
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"scary fun"
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Reviewed yesterday

Absolutely brilliant and the acting is first class. Light hearted humour and good value. Could be scary for young children as most of the time in the dark. A really good laugh.

Thank Trevor S
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We visited here using a 2 4 1 voucher which after experiencing the venue i was glad of. Admission was £16.95 pp. Straight away you are made to pose for pictures. I find this hard sell very intrusive. You then wait in holding area as...More

Thank Jay B
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Reviewed yesterday

The actors are all very good and never broke character, we were laughing more than we were scared which isn't a bad thing. It was interesting to learn about the history too. Most of the scares are from the use of darkness, which happened in...More

Thank hanxm
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

After staying the night at The Principal in York we made a day of it and decided to visit the dungeons, we had such a laugh. Great to know about the history of the place, great acting and costumes by the staff. Prices a bit...More

Thank Cassandra D
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Visited with my partner on our break in York on the 14th of June. Not as good as i remembered, but still had a laugh and well worth the money. Favourite part was, as always the torturer! Very great acting and had me scared throughout....More

Thank JustMeLauren
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I Went to visit the York Dungeon one thursday afternoon in June ! It it very dark and creepy atmosphere in there! It’s a interactive experience that involves the visitor in the various parts of it. They are running a Yorkshire rogues & legends at...More

Thank misterwoo08
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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your excellent review! We are really glad to hear that you enjoyed the York Dungeon - our Yorkshire Rogues & Legend's show is soon to change. We heard that King Richard III is the real traitor of York...or was he is a...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Really enjoyed the dungeon - great performances, great ‘frights’, lots of fun - would highly recommend

Thank LynUK
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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your excellent review Lyn!

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Reviewed 6 days ago

This is an interactive time with actors some of the people with be rope in to the show make sure you are at the correct show the adults show is graphic in parts, but children do go around I would think it's toned down for...More

Thank Wayne T
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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

You're right Wayne! The York Dungeon is a highly interactive attraction, we love to get people involved. The Dungeon is not recommended for children under the age of 8 years old.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

An amazing way to learn about yorks history. Ive never screamed so much and laughed so much at the same time. The actors are amazing. Everyone needs to go here.

Thank Pauline J
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TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

We agree, everyone needs to go here!! Thank you for your excellent review Pauline. We hope we can welcome you back to The York Dungeon, or any of other equally scary Dungeon (There are 5 in the UK!).

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Very good, full of the histry of York. Good entertainment. The staff are very good at their job and played the parts well.

Thank 993tracy464
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Elizabeth G
29 January 2018|
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Response from TheYorkDungeon | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth. The actors do perform 'jump scares' in a couple of the rooms. They will not chase or touch you.
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James D
21 January 2018|
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Response from TheYorkDungeon | Property representative |
Hi James. The York Dungeon is performed in English - the actors also perform with Yorkshire accents which may be difficult for some people to understand. We do have language guides available at our box office, which give a... More
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Annieyorke
4 January 2018|
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Response from TheYorkDungeon | Property representative |
Hi Annie. The York Dungeon lasts 75 minutes, but we recommend to plan 1h30.
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