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The York Dungeon

12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
+44 1904 632599
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US$51.34*
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The York Pass Including Hop-On Hop-Off Tour
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US$67.56*
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Private Ghost Tour of York
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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!
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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“great fun” (312 reviews)
“scary fun” (44 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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Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Went with my 8yr old son and had a brilliant time. Scary but fun. The actors were fantastic and brought history to life. Cheaper if you book on line, we paid on the door and still think it was worth every penny. We attempted to...More

Thank Izzywhizz298
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Great to hear you had such a fantastic time visiting The York Dungeon Izzywhizz298! Great advice on booking online, as you can get tickets from £10 but great to hear that you found us great value regardless. Sorry to hear there was a bit of...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016

Took my son back here it had changed its theme from the last to e which was fab not knowing what the expect. Not for the faint hearted.... I screamed so loud I made the Asian tourist jump for their lives as though I was...More

Thank Suezi F
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Brilliant to hear you've come along to see our new Viking shows! And that you had a great time, suezi2016. Always keep an eye out on our website for new shows coming up, we have lots of exciting plans for Halloween too. See you again...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Not what I was expecting I thought it was going to be like Madame tusauds but to be honest it was an enjoyable experience staff were very friendly and scary ( part of the act ) would recommend this to friends as a must .More

Thank Gary H
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

You're right Gary H - we are very different from Madame Tussauds! We have 10 live shows, in 75 minutes of entertainment, that takes you on a journey through York's darkest history. Our actors bring the stories to life with a few scares and lots...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016

Such a good day out and so worth the money, you have a viking photo taken of whoever you go with to begin with and then your tour really begins with jump scares and twisted tales. Fun for all at the york dungeons.

Thank lanabiddle98
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Wow! Thank you for such a fantastic review lanabiddle98 - brilliant to hear you had such a great time at The York Dungeon. Hopefully you'll visit us again soon...if you dare of course! Louise at The York Dungeon

Reviewed 19 June 2016

It's a little bit scary but also the event was like a live show or drama so we enjoyed it. But so many time we feel scared

Thank monalib2016
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Thank you for your review monalib2016! We do aim to mix the scares with lots of laughs too - we hope you enjoyed the 'scary fun'! Thanks again and hopefully you'll visit us again soon! Louise at The York Dungeon

Reviewed 19 June 2016 via mobile

Really fun. Great acting and good fun introduction to British history. Great for children and adults alike (so long as you don't mind the dark and prepared for audience interaction)More

Thank Sarah T
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Brilliant to hear that you had such a fantastic time Sarah T! And that you felt you learnt something new about York's darkest history. You're right - we find that both adults, teenagers and children enjoy The York Dungeon although we don't recommend it for...More

Reviewed 19 June 2016

It was the first time visiting the York Dungeon with my partner and I feel with both really enjoyed it. The actors were very good - had lots of interesting information and were well skilled with improvising if visitors went "off-script"! Especially when being called...More

Thank Iscrya
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Thank you for your review Iscrya! Great to hear you had such a fantastic experience and that our actors made your visit memorable - and thank you for being such a great participant too. Hopefully we'll see you again soon...if you dare of course! Louise...More

Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Had an amazing time it was funny scary and informative well worth visiting even if your not sure it's not just for kids as most adults where screaming.

Thank Sam W
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Thank you Sam W! That's exactly what we love to hear - scary and funny sums us up perfectly. Hopefully you'll visit us again soon, if you're brave enough of course! Thanks again, Louise at The York Dungeon

Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

The best attraction by far in York. Brilliant for pulling you round after a fun night before. The actors are superb and really get into the swing of things especially when interacting with the audience. Will definitely visit again.

Thank Nicholas C
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Wow! What brilliant feedback - thank you Nicholas C! We look forward to seeing you again...if you're feeling brave enough of course! Louise at The York Dungeon

Reviewed 17 June 2016

We had the York pass, which included the York dungeon so decided to give it a go!! Really enjoyed all the horrible histories, the costumes were great and the actors very entertaining. Don't go if you scare easily! And I wouldn't take young children although...More

Thank Chrismac2763
TheYorkDungeon, Marketing Executive at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 21 June 2016

Thank you Chrismac2763 - it's great to hear you found out about us through the York Pass and had a fantastic time. You're right - as The Dungeon gets quite dark at times we don't recommend entry to those under the age of 10, although...More

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