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York One Thousand Years Ago

Advantages: Interactive, Super displays
Disadvantages: Queue

What is it? ************ In the late 1970s well preserved remains of Jorvik, the Viking name for York, were uncovered. Over the top of the land where the excavations took place a centre was built to allow visitors to see Viking life for themselves. Due ...

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Visiting Vikings

Advantages: Interesting, fun & friendly
Disadvantages: The technology can fail; a bit short on detail in places

"You may experience a little time turbulence" we were informed. "Just a little shaking; it's nothing to be alarmed about". We were sat on benches in a small room that forms the Jorvik's equivalent of the TARDIS, as the screen in front of us scrolled bac ...

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Ride to Viking York

Advantages: Suitable for the whole family
Disadvantages: Long queues

The Jorvik Viking Centre Museum is one of the most unusual museums I have ever visited. From memory (it was a few years ago now) it was relatively expensive but it was well worth it. The Jorvik Viking centre can be found off Coney Street in the shoppin ...

SusanLesley 06.04.2001 · Read full review
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Not Worth The Entry Fee

Advantages: Viking Characters
Disadvantages: Price, Lack of Galleries, Short Ride

...As you may have read in my review about York Castle Museum, I visited Jorvik Viking Centre on Easter Sunday and was extremely disappointed with it. I could vaguely remember visiting the centre in the past and thinking it was brilliant so ahead of this vis ...

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Jorvik centre: York

Advantages: Very good attraction!!
Disadvantages: Expensive!

The Jorvik center is if you didn't know, situated in the center of York, Yorkshire. Its one of the main attractions in the city and brings in hundreds of tourists and school visitors. The Jorvik Centre (pronounced Yorvic), is a real acheaology site, w ...

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