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The York Dungeon

12 Clifford Street, York YO1 9RD, England
+44 1904 632599
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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. Will you crack under the pressure of the Torturer and his intimidating instruments? Step inside Castle Prison and delve into Dick Turpin's infamous crimes. Visit our website for more information on opening times. Plus book your tickets online to save money and guarantee entry!
  • Excellent59%
  • Very good28%
  • Average9%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“great fun” (306 reviews)
“scary fun” (43 reviews)
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Hours Today: 10:00 - 16:00
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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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

This was an amazing experience the second time around as it was a different theme and made it even better than the first time. All the dressed up characters looked amazing and done really well wnd made themseleves look asif they where the really people...More

Thank charlotte9Lewis
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Took my teenage daughter to this attraction and really enjoyed it. Scary in places even for adults. The staff do great re-enactments that really bring the historical aspects to life, kids love it. Pricing was ok and on reflection worth it considering what is involved...More

Thank Paul S
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

I visited with my girlfriend in August and had a great time. The actors in each of the areas were brilliant and made it very entertaining. It was quite spooky in places and really had you jumping, especially when the lights went out! Despite being...More

Thank Zach G
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The actors that make this attraction what it is are very dedicated and obviously love their jobs. It was a bit scary for a few of the younger people in our group, but mainly it was great scary fun. The only criticism that I have...More

Thank Jonsayers
TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely feedback, I will be sure to pass it onto the Performance Team! Our range of characters have accents true to what they would have been, and these can be confusing to some ears! Unfortunately, common peasants weren't the best spoken!...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Never been to any of these before, but what a fantastic attraction it is. Young and old will enjoy this I'm not the best at watching horror films so when somebody said it was scary in places I was a bit jumpy but it's all...More

Thank Jo S
TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Whilst the York Dungeon is scary in places, we believe that fear is a funny thing, so never fear! A laugh is not too far away when you get scared. To get access to a £10.50, visit our website to pre-book your tickets to get...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Booked online for two o'clock show. Worth every penny. Your take part in every room you go through I was picked on five times but is was great fun would have gone right back to beginning and started again. The actors were out of this...More

Thank 555Claire56
TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you very much for your recommendation! We do not recommend the attraction for children under 10, for reasons that you have talked about, but this is not a restriction and is left to parent's discretion. Come back to the Dungeon this October, where we...More

Reviewed 4 days ago

Definitely recommend this trip - my son loved it. He is younger than the recommended age and the staff were wiling to let us go if he didn't like it - but coming from a tough farming family he is pretty nails and thought it...More

Thank BionicBanjo
TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your feedback, I will be sure to pass it on to the relevant departments. The recommended age for the York Dungeon is 10 and above, but this is not a restriction! We have 4 year olds absolutely love it, and 40 year...More

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

After going on the river cruise we were told we could get 40% off the entrance fee to York Dungeon with our ticket so decided to give it a go. It was a fantastic experience and never laughed and jumped so much at things in...More

Thank Spire79
TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Thank you for your lovely review, I will be sure to pass this on to the Performance Team. We're thrilled that you loved the new Dick Turpin show as much as we have loved making it!

Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Had a great time here! Actors/actresses wonderful and very entertaining! Not long queue times either!

Thank Missajp
TheYorkDungeon, Public Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

In order to shake any worries with queueing, we advise to pre-book your tickets to the Dungeon on our website! Not only do you get access to an exclusive discount, but also gives you priority entrance to the attraction.

Reviewed 5 days ago

I went to the Dungeons with my husband and children 6 and 10 today. I was a bit worried about my son 6 but he didn't find it too scary. Having paid £46 I didn't really want him to have a bad time or us...More

Thank karenkitsch
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mjones2479
9 August 2017|
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Response from Warwick_Rochdale | Reviewed this property |
I bought them - good thing you can go any day any time and jump the queue, get free programme & free photo. When we went there was no queue, but still worth it coz wasn't fixed to go at a certain time
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nath65432
18 May 2017|
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Response from RStephS | Reviewed this property |
they are strict on times as they keep you lined up until it's time to go in as a group, then they send you off more or less on time but they put you in the group of the time you've booked! The best way I found was to book... More
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