JORVIK Viking Centre

JORVIK Viking Centre reopened on Saturday 8th April 2017 following a multi-million pound re-imagining

The year is AD960 and the last Viking King in Jorvik, Eric Bloodaxe, has been banished. The city is thriving with a flourishing manufacturing centre and wide trading links. There are new buildings, new peoples and new stories to be told…

You can find out more on the website for JORVIK Viking Centre.

What’s New?

JORVIK Viking Centre• A New Ride experience with the sights, sounds and of course, smells, of the Viking-Age

• Updated historical interpretation, showcasing the cultural ‘melting pot’ of 10th-century York

• The latest cutting edge technology bringing the Viking period to life!


Hop aboard our improved ride experience and be transported back in time over 1,000 years! You will discover the impact of international trade on Viking-Age York, including the evolution of a multicultural society in the city, as it’s not just trade goods that flowed into Jorvik but people from across the globe! Plus, with 22 new animatronics across the recreation there is something new to see around every corner.

Our gallery experiences have been completely updated, with new display cases allowing you to get up close to the astounding Viking artefacts that inspired the creation of JORVIK. You will have the chance to dig deeper into the Viking story of York using the latest in cutting-edge technology located throughout the centre.

Blacksmith and Boy


More information on visiting JORVIK, including opening times and prices can be found here