It’s been 30 years since JORVIK Viking Centre first opened its doors. Now, as part of the celebration of our 30th anniversary, we are going back to where it all started: The Coppergate Dig.

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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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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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We are pleased to announce our Summer programme of free INSET days for teachers, designed to give you lots of ideas and resources for the new school year. Come along for a day of workshops and talks and make the most of our historic attractions! 

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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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ARCHAEOLOGY LIVE! lets you dig into York’s past. Explore Victorian poverty, Medieval prayer, Viking trade,  and Roman burial. Sign up now for the Summer 2014 season at our new North Street location!

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