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JORVIK Viking Centre

JORVIK Viking Centre
JORVIK Viking Centre

Reconstruction section of part of Viking York (Jorvik) based on the remains of houses, workshops and objects found on the very site. The attraction is a train ride through this part of the city as it might have been 1,000 years ago, plus exhibitions.

NB - The main attraction is in a basement underneath Coppergate Shopping Centre. This was severely flooded in 2015 and Jorvik was closed, due to reopen in the Spring of 2017.

Location/Address: Coppergate
County: North Yorkshire
Post Code: YO1 9WT
Main Historic Period: Viking
Useful Website Address: Jorvik Centre's website
Tip/Nearby: All York attractions are nearby - eg Minster, York Castle Museum
Primary Management: Other
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