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Discover, explore and experience Micklegate Bar – one of the historic gateways to the city of York.

Opening times


Every day – 10am-4pm*

*(Last Admission)

Walking Tours

10.30am  |  12pm*  |  2pm 

*(accessible walking tour, pre-booking essential by calling 01904615505)


Opening season

2nd April – 30th October


Your visit

City Walls Experience At Micklegate Bar

Welcome to York’s brand new visitor attraction for 2022, City Walls Experience at Micklegate Bar, open from 2nd April – 30th October.

This brand new attraction from The JORVIK Group will explore the history of York’s city walls and Micklegate – an important gateway to the city.

Pre-booking online, or by calling 01904 615505, is advisable, particularly for our walking tours. Walk-ins are also welcome.

**We join the nation in grief at the passing of HM Queen Elizabeth II, and The JORVIK Group Attractions will be closed all day on Monday 19th September 2022, the day of the state funeral.

Rearranging bookings
If you have booked a visit with us on this date, we would be happy to move your booking to another date. Please get in touch with our Reservations Team by emailing groups@yorkat.co.uk with your order reference number and the date and time you would like to move your visit to. Alternatively you can call us on 01904 615505.

As an educational charity we would be grateful if you are able to leave your booking with us, even if you do not have a date in mind at the moment – we can leave bookings on our system indefinitely, so we can re-book your visit when you are ready.

If you do not wish to rearrange your visit, then we can offer a full refund.
In order to process a refund we will need to speak to the cardholder on the phone to take the card details, as these are not stored on our booking system. Please call the Reservations Team on 01904 615505, and have your order reference number ready.**


Find out more about this brand-new attraction from The JORVIK Group


Discover, explore and experience Micklegate Bar


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