As part of the York Viking Festival

Event Information

  • 21-23 Feb 17
  • 10.00am
  • FREE (Standard admission applies)

Tuesday 21st, Wednesday 22nd and Thursday 23rd, 10am-3pm, at York Minster.

Meet the Vikings!

Handle authentic and replica Viking artefacts, learn how to play a Viking board game, and discover more about the mystery that is York Minster during the Viking period.

Find out more about Vikings and their relationship with Christianity at one of our short spotlight talks, at 12:00 and 14:00.

Discover Viking stories with exciting storytelling at 11:00 and 13:00.

Activities above are free with standard admission.Admission ticket lasts for 12 months. Family 12-month ticket from £10 (valid for up to 4 children visiting the Minster with 1 adult). FREE admission to Minster for York residents with York card.

Wednesday 22nd 10am-3pm

Make a Viking Long Boat!

Children visiting on Wednesday (22 February) can also try their hand at creating a Viking long boat and then launch their vessel on its maiden voyage in a mini pool inside the Chapter House. The drop-in craft workshop runs from 10am-3pm, is suitable children aged 5+ and costs £2.50 per participant. Standard admission charges apply.


All admission info here