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The York Dungeon

12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
+44 1904 632599
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US$67.86*
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2000 Years of York's Dark Grizzly History! The York Dungeon is a must-see, uniquely thrilling attraction that will take you back to the city's darkest history. See, hear, smell and feel York's stories come to life before your eyes as frighteningly funny characters transport you through time. Surprises await you at The Dungeon... Fear the Vikings as they invade and conquer York. Discover Guy Fawkes' Gunpowder Plot and what really happened that November night. And step inside the carriage to the Knavesmire, where one of history's most infamous Highwaymen has returned... Visit our website for more information on opening times. Plus book your tickets online to save money and guarantee entry!
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good27%
  • Average9%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible1%
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Hours Today: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
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+44 1904 632599
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"great fun"
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"audience participation"
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Reviewed yesterday

This was my second time visiting the dungeon and it is just fantastic! Great that they change it up a bit so people can return and not experience the same thing. The actors are great and very funny! Would 10/10 recommend to anyone!

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

A last minute decision to go to the York dungeon. We we not sure what to expect but thought it would be interesting to try out. It was quite fun, the staff get you involved and you travel through different points in time and learn....More

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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

This was so much fun, I don’t want to write to much here in case you have never been I don’t want to spoil it, suffice to say it’s brilliant fun, very funny, the actors are fantastic. This is a bit scary for young children...More

Thank Michelle P
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Wow wow wow. I didnt know what I was letting myself in for but my husband and I thoroughly enjoyed it. The actors were incredible. We loved the interactivity of it although my husband didn't once get chosen to be the butt of a joke....More

Thank heidi_rowley
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Reviewed 5 days ago

What a amazing place to visit, worth every penny to get in, was there for ages and each room I whent in was a different story was brill. Sometimes were a bit spooky but what fun, proper excited to go to the next room, staff...More

Thank Justin M
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a joy, what a laugh. We went to the York dungeon not knowing what to expect but the entrance fee is cheap for the entertainment and fun you have - absolutely brilliant. There are others, The London dungeon and the Edinburgh dungeon. The Edinburgh...More

Thank kudzielko1
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TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Ah you sound like an experienced Dungeon Dweller, why not try Blackpool next?? We are so pleased that you had a brilliant time at The York Dungeon - we do try!

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Fun and very interactive (Don’t go if you don’t want to be volunteered to join in) way to experience dungeon and torture history. Not terribly scary but a few jumps. There is a big sell on the way out of the photos they take at...More

Thank balmain99
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TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thank you for your great review! We do encourage our audience to get involved, but if you do not fancy It - just say no, the actors won't bite!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

Visited this early on a Thursday morning.Unfortunately there were only two other people during our visit but the staff work so hard and deserve all the plaudits ,lots of interesting facts and shocks which I won't disclose to ruin it for others.Thank you York Dungeons...More

Thank Inspector1Beds
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TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Here, here! We have been here for 31 years, and plan to be here a lot longer! Thank you for an excellent review, that does sound like a smaller group - but means more opportunity to get picked on!

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Reviewed 1 week ago

A group of us went as part of the activities for my daughter's hen weekend. We'd definitely recommend the dungeon, it was good fun and the actors were excellent

Thank Peachy50
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TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 5 days ago

Thanks for choosing us for your daughter last weekend of freedom! We are delighted that you all enjoyed yourselves.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Probably the best attraction in York. Certainly the most entertaining. Very much worth the cost.....we bought with the river cruise for a discount. Excellent fun don’t miss it.More

Thank JesterAFC
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TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Wow! Can you shout that a little louder for me!? I am delighted to hear that you felt we are the most entertaining attraction in the city, we do try!! Excellent advice to take advantage of the discount through our partnership with City Cruises York....More

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Elizabeth G
January 29, 2018|
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Response from TheYorkDungeon | Property representative |
Hi Elizabeth. The actors do perform 'jump scares' in a couple of the rooms. They will not chase or touch you.
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James D
January 21, 2018|
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Response from TheYorkDungeon | Property representative |
Hi James. The York Dungeon is performed in English - the actors also perform with Yorkshire accents which may be difficult for some people to understand. We do have language guides available at our box office, which give a... More
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Annieyorke
January 4, 2018|
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Response from TheYorkDungeon | Property representative |
Hi Annie. The York Dungeon lasts 75 minutes, but we recommend to plan 1h30.
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