DIG is a hands-on archaeological adventure giving kids the chance to become trainee ‘diggers’ and discover the most exciting artefacts from 2000 years of York’s history!
Visitors then go on to examine real archaeological finds and work out what they were used for.
Look out for the 1000 year old skulls and the Viking Age Poo!
Our three discovery rooms offer the chance to try out archaeological techniques. The science lab, library and field tent are all manned with our holographic guides who will help you out with the different activities. At the end of your experience the story of York and what you have found out is brought together in our 3D cinematic experience: York Revealed.
Because your visit is accompanied by a real archaeologist our tours are timed. You can just turn up and join a tour or, especially during busy periods, we would suggest that you pre-book to make sure that are guaranteed to join in the fun.
DIG does not have refreshments available on site.
DIG features a souvenir shop selling a range of archaeological themed gifts, with something suitable for all ages.
DIG has toilet facilities on site, including a full accessible disabled toilet and baby changing facilities.
Baby changing facilities located in the disabled toilet.
DIG is located in the St. Saviour’s Church on St. Saviourgate, in the centre of York, and is fully signposted on the green finger posts. The nearest car park is the Haymarket car park, just a five minute walk away. Or use the Park and Ride facilities available on the outskirts of the city centre that offer free parking.
Don’t worry, the soil your children will be digging around in is synthetic and as such no mess! DIG is fully accessible for a range of additional needs. For more information on accessibility please visit; http://digyork.com/visit-dig/accessibility/
St Saviours Church
Telephone: 01904 615505
Adults (Over 16s) £6.50
Concessions (Over 60s and Students) £6
Children (5 to 16) £6
Under 5s Free
Family of 4 £20 (2 or more children)
Family of 5 £22.50 (3 or more children)
We offer a ticket that includes all of the JORVIK Groups attractions in a single price, the JORVIK Group Pastport. Opening Times: 2016 Opening Details:
10am to 5pm daily, last admission 4pm.
Closed 24 through 26 December.
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