Plan your visit to DIG


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 NOW icon at the bottom of the page.

Opening Times

Our planned opening hours for 2022 are as follows (closing time is time of last entry)*:

**Please note, the last tour of every day in term time is for adults only**

23rd July – 4th September: 9.30am-5pm

We are open throughout the year. Opening times for the rest of 2022 will be confirmed soon.

During busy periods, we will extend our opening times if there is enough demand.

We will be closed Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and Boxing Day and open 10am -2pm on New Year’s Eve and 11am-4pm on New Year’s Day.


Pre-booking online, or by calling 01904 615505, is advisable. Your visit around DIG is led by a real archaeologist, so all tours are timed.

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.


FREE admission for 12 months is included in your ticket.

DIGJORVIK & DIG***DIG and Barley Hall***Pastport***
Fam 4**£26.00£48.75£35.25£65.00
Fam 5**£30.00£56.00£41.25£75.00


*Aged 3-16, accompanied by an adult. Children under 3 are free

**Maximum of 2 adults per family ticket.

***Please be aware that Tesco Clubcard Partner codes cannot be used for the purchase of joint museum tickets.

To pre-book you can book online using the ‘Tesco Clubcard Reward Partner’ ticket on our website or call our reservations department on 01904615505. Please visit the Tesco Clubcard FAQs page for more.

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


At DIG, we want to make sure that we deliver a welcoming and enjoyable environment for all visitors. Find out more about resources and facilities for visitors with disabilities or additional access needs here

Finding DIG

DIG is located in the St. Saviour’s Church on St. Saviourgate, in the centre of York, and is signposted around the city. You can find more about planning your travel to York here.

Covid-19 Safety

We strongly advise wearing  face coverings in our attractions and gift shops.

Please keep socially distanced from other parties and use the hand sanitiser stations located around the buildings.

Pre-booking – to help us minimise face-to-face interactions at our admissions desk and to reduce queueing, pre-booking your visit is advisable. Standby places may be available if a time slot has space.

Many thanks for your cooperation and consideration as we endeavour to keep DIG safe and enjoyable for all our visitors, staff and volunteers.

Visit our Safety and Social Distancing page for more details.