City Walls Experience at Micklegate Bar

Discover, explore and experience one of the most historic gateways to the city of York and the City Walls Experience.

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City Walls Experience is open10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

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Created by the team behind the award-winning JORVIK Viking Centre, explore three floors of this important gateway. Discover more about the historic walls surrounding the city of York.

Housed in the gatehouse of Micklegate Bar, visit the City Walls Experience to discover how York came to be a walled city and how they have evolved and changed since the first being built by the Romans.

You can book online on our website or by calling our Reservations Team on 01904 615505.

Tickets are available on the door, but we would recommend booking in advance to avoid disappointment.

Please Note: Despite the closure to the walls our walking tours are still operating as normal

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