York Dungeon | Day Out With The Kids

COVID-19 Update

Many attractions are still closed, while others may have opened with social distancing in place. Please always check directly with the venue first before visiting.

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York Dungeon

  • York
  • Indoor
  • Ages 9+
  • Tourist Attractions

Attraction closed

As a result of the ongoing Coronavirus outbreak, York Dungeon is currently closed to the public, however the gardens are still open. We'll keep this updated with news of when it might be open again, but always recommend to check before you travel.

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Attraction Information

Step into York’s fascinating past and journey through 2000 years of history with an immersive adventure at York Dungeon. 11 live shows and a whole cast of actors will bring some of the city’s darkest stories to life, but don’t worry - there’s a humorous twist to it all, so expect laughs, screams and tonnes of fun! 

Your 75-minute walk-through experience will bring you face to face with some of York’s most iconic characters - from Guy Fawkes and Margaret Clitherow, to the infamous highwayman, Dick Turpin. You’ll even meet Isabella Billington, who might just turn out to be a real witch... 

York Dungeon offers a family experience that will excite history buffs of all ages. Whether you’re standing in front of a horrible judge, facing a merciless torturer, or on your way to meet an executioner - you’ll be fully immersed in the story unfolding around you. Are you ready to uncover the real history of York? 

  • 2000 years of history
  • Immersive walk-through experience
  • 11 exciting live shows to see 
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Opening hours

Please see website for details


General Admission (online)
Adults from £13.00
Kids from £12.00

Travel & Contact Information


12 Clifford Street, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 9RD, England

Phone number

01904 632599



Click here to visit York Dungeon's website.

FAQ & Additional Information

Yes, there is parking nearby.

Nearest car park is Castle Car Park and St George's Car Park.

Yes, there are toilets and accessible toilets.

No, there are no baby changing facilities.

York Dungeon has not told us if you can bring a picnic.

York Dungeon has not told us about their dining options.

Yes, York Dungeon is wheelchair friendly and has accessible toilets.

Some floor surfaces are uneven. Wheelchair users must be able to transfer into a stairlift to access the other levels. The attraction are unable to accommodate electric wheelchairs. 

York Dungeon has not told us if they are fully pushchair friendly.

York Dungeon has not told us if they are dog friendly.

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