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The York Dungeon, York

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#1 of 483 in Fun & Games in Yorkshire
Specialty Museum · Entertainment Center
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Take a terrifying tour beneath the streets of one of England's oldest cities at The York Dungeon. After purchasing your ticket to the depths, a guard or rag-clad prisoner will lead you through a maze of torture devices and dank cells, where you may still find a poor soul awaiting his fate. Don't worry, it's all an act. In fact, you can choose your favorite period of England's dark history to explore: the great plague, ghost stories at the Golden Fleece Inn, the judgment of sinners, or the torture chamber. Professional actors pose as soothsayers, hangmen, jailers, and witch burners and lead you through the halls with a dose of humor and history. To plan York vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.
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  • Really good fun, actors were very engaging and informative and all the staff were great. I would like to make a special mention to Ewen - duty manager - for arranging to get a photo sent out to me... 
    Really good fun, actors were very engaging and informative and all the staff were great. I would like to make a special mention to Ewen - duty manager - for arranging to get a photo sent out to me...  more »
  • Had a great time. The actors are all really good. The doctors assistant - I love taking the bits out. Absolutely brilliant. Have to admit the witch scared me ! Lol Loved the carriage ride at... 
    Had a great time. The actors are all really good. The doctors assistant - I love taking the bits out. Absolutely brilliant. Have to admit the witch scared me ! Lol Loved the carriage ride at...  more »
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  • Extremely good fun! The actors do a brilliant job and perform with great gutsy humour and gusto! Brilliant atmosphere. Superb attraction. Would definitely go again and recommend it to anyone visiting York. Great for adults, couples and families with kids. Lots of history too, accurately told. 🙂🙂🙂
  • Had a super fun and surprisingly scary/spooky visit today. Engaging for people of all ages. Not what I expected at all. Would recommend for sure. They were accommodating when I was late for my booking time. Thank you

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