Explore the Jorvik Group

In this section

Plan Your Visit

To get the most out of your visit, you’ll find all of the information you need here. You can pre-book at any time by clicking on the BOOK icon at the top of the page.

Opening Hours

Our planned opening hours for 2024/25 are as follows (the time shown is last admission, closing time is 30 minutes later):

19th February – 22nd March 2024: 10am-3pm

23rd March – 3rd November 2024: 10am – 4:30pm

4th November – 22nd December 2024: 10am – 3:30pm

23rd December – 5th January 2025: 10am – 4:30pm

Except 24th-26th of December we are closed for Christmas. 

6th of January – 16th February 2025: 10am – 3:30pm

17th February – 23rd February 2025: 10am – 4:30pm

24th February – 30th March 2025: 10am – 3:30pm

If you are booked into the last time slot, please arrive on time.


Swipe to scroll through the table

Barley HallPastport***
*Child (5-16 years old)£5.25£18.00
**Family 4£24.50£68.00
**Family 5£29.50£79.00
Under 5FreeFree

An admission ticket to Barley Hall allows the holder to unlimited FREE entry for 12 months from the date of purchase.

Our Pastport includes entry into the JORVIK Viking Centre, Barley Hall, DIG and the City Walls Experience.

*Please be aware that children under the age of sixteen must be accompanied by an adult.

**Maximum of 2 adults per family ticket.

***Please be aware that if you would like to pay with Tesco Clubcard Partner codes please exchange your points for a Clubcard Partner code via your Tesco account. You will receive an email with QR codes. When you arrive, please have your Clubcard Partner code (QR code) ready for us to scan. We will then give you a paper ticket. Please note that Clubcard Partner codes can only be used for single attraction tickets, and are not valid for any discounted or joint tickets. However, you can use them for a family of 4 and a family of 5. Please visit the Tesco Clubcard FAQs page for more.

Prices valid as of 03/01/2023.

Concession rates apply to any student with a valid ID card, or for anyone aged 60 or over.


Pre-booking your visit to Barley Hall is advisable.

Book online

Pre-booking and refund policy

If you are not able to visit the attraction for your pre-booked slot we can re-book your visit for a more convenient time. We are not able to offer refunds.

Gift Aid

If you are a UK taxpayer, you can help us further by turning your donation into a Gift Aid donation at no extra cost to you, which allows us to claim an extra 25p for every £1 you spend from the Government.

Your payment will be treated as an admission donation that entitles you and your family group to 12 months free admission from the date of payment.

Please note this only applies to individual and family tickets, not larger groups.


We offer discounted tickets for NHS staff, members of the Armed Forces, carers and various other groups. Please note from 12th June, we are changing the way you pre-book with discounts, and you may no longer be able to book online.

Find out more here about the discounts we offer and how to redeem a discount when you visit. You must bring proof of eligibility with you, or you will be charged full price on the day.

Bags and Suitcases

For larger bags, we recommend using Yorbag

The left luggage service is located on High Petergate, near to York Minster, and costs from £3. Take your pre-booked ticket for Barley Hall to get 20% off the price. You can find out more on the Yorbag website.

Barley Hall heritage lottery fund