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St SAVIOUR'S CHURCH St. St. Saviourgate, York YO1 8NN, England
+44 1904 615505
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Owned by the same archaeologists who discovered the Viking-Age City and created JORVIK Viking Centre. DIG offers you a unique archaeological adventure to get you on your way to becoming a real archaeologist. This is a one of a kind! So... DIG IT! SHAKE IT! SEE IT! FEEL IT! FIND IT! At DIG, you get to discover only the most exciting archaeological artefacts from the 2000 years of history hidden under the streets of York. Our four excavation pits are filled with Roman, Viking, medieval and Victorian finds, so you can grab a trowel and dig up the clues that show how people lived in these times.
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St SAVIOUR'S CHURCH St. St. Saviourgate, York YO1 8NN, England
+44 1904 615505
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We visited the Dig this week as an alternative to a local play centre on a rainy day. We was hoping to go to ballon fiesta at York but it was cancelled due to the rain but decided to stick with York, anyway, we want...More

Thank Mum-of-two-2012-13
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My husband and I visited here because we had it on our York Pass so figured we'd take a look, knowing that it was really designed for children. I like to be able to pass on information to others even though it might not be...More

Thank magpie628
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Hands on and really well put together. Well worth the money for the guided tour. Helps to appreciate the stories behind the artefacts. Our 5 year old loved the digging.. a very well spent hour 😂😁😉😎

Thank Rachel H
Reviewed 29 August 2017 via mobile

Arrived quite early as unable to prebook as I used Tesco vouchers. Got in for the 10.30 tour which was great as the later session looked much busier. It's well worth going on the tour, very informative and interesting. The 4 sections to dig in...More

Thank XCB81X
Reviewed 29 August 2017

we are three adults and we were not sure if DIG was for us, but we got so wrapped up in the experience!! Really and trully worth seeing if you have the slightest interest in history. The team there was excellent in bringing history to...More

1  Thank Lemonitsa2011
Reviewed 26 August 2017

The best part of this experience has to be digging for relics in the replica digs - if you look carefully, you can even find buried treasure! It was our 2nd time and enjoyed it just as much as the 1st. Loved the interactive area...More

1  Thank Eliruth
Reviewed 25 August 2017

We visited York yesterday afternoon and we included a visit to Dig as part of our tour. Our party (two children aged 8 and two adults) had a great time. Our tour guide, Laura, was amazing. She was very knowledgeable, enthusiastic and very patient in...More

Thank Lucretia2017
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

A happy spent hour doing DIG, it was explained what we was going to do and the finding things with the children. Happy times and memories,

1  Thank Jim O
Reviewed 17 August 2017 via mobile

An hour of fun interactive learning Guide- teacher was very good kept all the kids involved and interested, definitely worth a visit with the kids, thumbs up

1  Thank Fairdooos
Reviewed 7 August 2017

I came here with my 4-year-old and it was great. It's really aimed at slightly older children, but he still loved it. The guide gives a short and interesting, kid-friendly talk at the beginning, and then you go through to a series of digging pits...More

1  Thank BusinessAlwaysBusine
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Vanessa S
19 May 2017|
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Response from TravelJunckie | Reviewed this property |
Yes I think so. They would enjoy digging on the rubber earth with a plastic trowel and could take part in some of the drawings. Upstairs there was an indoor play space. Nothing special but space to have a sandwich and a play... More
26 February 2017|
Response from Jonathan M |
Hi, You can turn up and book at the desk for one of our tours that day (tours are every half an hour between 10am-4pm). However, you can pre-book online through the website or by calling our Reservations team to check... More
25 February 2017|
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Response from Gav_jo | Reviewed this property |
We took three children: 11, 9 and 4 they all loved it!