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What's is the Dungeon

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The York Dungeon brings together an amazing cast of theatrical actors, special effects, stages and scenes.

We love it. We know you will too. Here's why:

  • Walkthrough 10 live actor shows, telling the story of 2000 years of York's dark history
  • Enjoy specially designed sets, special effects and gripping storytelling from our professional cast
  • Meet famous characters from York's dark past including Vikings, Isabella Billington and Guy Fawkes!
  • Survive the witch in the York Castle Dungeon: the scariest show in Dungeon history!
  • Laugh and scream as you experience surprises walking through the depths of the Dungeon

Use the interactive map to find your way around the York Dungeon, scare yourself silly with our shows...


We had a brilliant time here its one of the best attractions in York. It was so entertaining and informative the actors are brilliant. Definitely recommend a visit.

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