Children’s Birthday Parties at DIG

Calling all wild Vikings! Celebrate your birthday at DIG and make it a party for the history books!

Vikings and Pirates wait to party with you

Go back in time for your birthday this year, hosted by your very own Viking host to take you on a hunt through history! What will you discover at DIG?

And the fun doesn’t stop there. Once you’re done discovering, it’s time to party!

For Children 4 – 12 years old.

Included at our party venue is:

  • It's a birthday party to go down in historyYour costumed host
  • Exclusive use of the mezzanine level & activity room
  • Party hats
  • Party plates
  • Drinking goblets
  • Tableware
  • Party games & prizes

Make your birthday go down in history, here at DIG!


£25.00 deposit to confirm your booking

£10.00 per child without catering supplied

£15.00 per child with catering.

Free for first 4 adults and then £2 for each additional adult.

(For 4 – 6 year olds, no more than 4 free adults are allowed, but total numbers of children must not exceed a maximum of 20)


Our friendly Private Hire Coordinator will send you menu options and confirm any special dietary requirements.

Added Extras

Birthday Party Gift Packs – £2.00 per child

Capacity and Times

Minimum Capacity – 12

Maximum Capacity – 32 (incl. adults)

Times (Weekend Only) – 11am-1pm / 2pm-4pm

Perfect for Birthday boys and girlsBooking Details

To book a party, or for further details, call the Private Hire Coordinator on: 01904 615505

Or email us at:

Lines are open:

Mon – Fri 9am – 5pm

Sat 9am – 2pm

Suitable for 4 – 12 years.

All children must be supervised at all times. Minimum of 2 adults per party.

Little Diggers area at DIG available for younger children.

DIG is owned and operated by York Archaeological Trust.