1. Yorkshire
  2. North Yorkshire
  3. York

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DIG: An Archaeological Adventure is a unique hands-on experience that will allow your little explorers to truly feel the thrill of archaeological discovery. There are four special in-door excavation pits for trainee “diggers” to search through, in order to find exciting replica artefacts from all four major periods in York’s history.
After training in the Briefing Hut, your budding archaeologists, armed with a trowel, will have to dig deep into the pits to uncover Roman, Viking, medieval and Victorian finds. Don’t worry about the kids getting messy! There’s no real soil in the DIG, it’s all synthetic, so there won’t be any actual mess for you to clean.

DIG is also a great learning opportunity. Thanks to the archaeologists on hand, even the most curious members of your family will have their questions answered. To use this discount, please bring your DOWTK Pass with you on the day!

  • Unique, hands-on archaeological experience
  • Great opportunity to learn about the history
  • Great family fun!
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St Saviours Church, St Saviourgate
North Yorkshire

Tel: 01904 615505

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