York’s “Viking” tourism is recovering, but not yet for Richard….

from the link below

York Archaeological Trust says “….’Limiting admission numbers has probably had the most significant impact on our performance, but we have extended our opening hours at JORVIK Viking Centre throughout the school holidays, opening an hour earlier at 9am and closing at 8pm seven days a week’….”

The Viking Centre is able to accommodate the required social distancing during the Covid 19 outbreak, but other attractions, such as the Richard III Experience at Monk Bar, do not have the capacity to do this. Here’s hoping that situation is soon in the past as well.

Visit Minster FM to read more.


  1. It is heartbreaking to see Monk Bar closed but I think it is too difficult to accommodate it to the present situation. I have been inside and I can’t see how they could manage especially because there is a one way direction on the walls…

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