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“Good fun but scary for children.”
Review of The York Dungeon

The York Dungeon
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US$71,01*
and up
Private Ghost Tour of York
Ranked #3 of 30 Fun & Games in York
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Owner description: 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!
Useful Information: Bathroom facilities, Stairs / lift, Wheelchair access, Activities for older children
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We enjoyed the various enactments. The actors were great and the atmosphere just a little scary. The head of Guy Fawkes talking on his pole was brilliant.

Thank kevski5
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TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for this review! I will be sure to pass on this feedback to Guy Fawkes - hopefully it won't go to his head! Then again ... there is nowhere else it could go!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A must see attraction in York - the people telling the stories of York are fantastic - these guys really know their stuff. They put every effort into telling the gory details - their make up and props are fab! Love this place!

Thank 135frederick1969
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TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

And we love you, Frederick. Although I can assure you that it isn't makeup - the Plague has a terrible effect on the complexion!

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We waited in the queue for this attraction and enjoyed the experience. Good talks on the history of york and what life was like.

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

Thank you for your review, Philip. If you decide you want to come again, but without the queues, then prebook your tickets through our website for priority entrance to the attraction,

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We bought a £22 ticket that included a trip on the river boat the day before this included the York Dungeon so we went to the dungeon the next day (Sunday morning).
The staff went out of their way to provide an entertaining 2 hrs worth full of history. An excellent entertainment that was experienced by being part of a group that went from room to room jumping in time as you went we were kept on our toes with the special effects, being singled out and hilarity of the group.
We’ve been coming to York for years and must say this is the best experience that we’ve had so add this to your list.

Thank Wor_Lass-001
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TheYorkDungeon, Guest Relations Manager at The York Dungeon, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave this review. Seems to me that you escaped the executioner's block - you still have your head on straight! Hopefully we see you again the next time you are in York so that we can finish the job properly ...

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

BOOm, this is a must in York. A fantastic place to go. 2 hours of absolute fun and horror. I will say no more as it may spoil the surprise. Great for kids and adults.

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

Thanks for keeping our secrets, Harry! We hope to see you again soon.

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