DIG offers a unique archaeological adventure to set your little ones on their  way to becoming real archaeologists. This is a one of a kind experience!

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Following this cataclysmic clash of titans at Ragnarok, we have all woken up in a brave new Viking world – and the Vikings of JORVIK are looking forward to welcoming you back to their city in 2015!

Discover A Brave New Viking World

Little Diggers at DIG is for all those who like to dig, delve and discover for themselves all about objects and stories from the past.

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At the end of every year, we decorate our medieval townhouse, Barley Hall, to bring in the festive season and recreate a traditional Christmas in York. Step inside and discover a range of seasonal events within a stunning medieval setting.

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Discover the story of medieval York during the reign of Richard III through to King Henry VII. Explore Monk Bar and Micklegate Bar within the historic city walls and find out the role they played in the strife and ceremony that was shaped by the Wars of the Roses.

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Calling all Vikings and Pirates, go hunting for treasure with a birthday party at DIG!

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This exhibition lets you explore some of the diverse collection of artefacts discovered during the five-year excavation of Hungate in York and reveals the stories of the people who lived there from Roman times to the early 20th century.

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