Plan Your School’s Visit

Due to the coronavirus situation, some of our education services are currently unavailable, and the details on our education pages are all subject to change. Please sign up to our Learning mailing list to get the latest news on our offer as soon as it becomes available. If your enquiry is urgent, contact our Reservations department directly by phone (01904 615505) or email (


On this page you can find all necessary information for your class’s visit to the Richard III Experience and the Henry VII Experience, including opening times and duration, pricing and payment and information and facilities. You can also download our handy downloadable teachers’ guides for the Richard III Experience and the Henry VII Experience.

Opening Times

The Richard III Experience at Monk Bar

10.00 – 16:00 daily

Closed 24/25/26th December

The Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar

10.00 – 16.00 daily from February – November

School visits are also available December – January on request

Closed 24/25/26th December

When making your booking with our Reservations team, you will be offered a schedule with a time of entry. We ask that you arrive at least 10 minutes early to allow time to complete paperwork.


A tour of each attraction including activities will take approximately 45-60 minutes.

Prices from September 2019

These prices take effect for all educational visits booked from September 2019. School tours and activities at the attractions are included in admission price as standard.

Attractions (Single Admission Tickets and Joint Admission)**

  1 site 2 sites 3 sites 4 sites 5 sites
Child £4.00 £7.00 £9.00 £10.00 £11.00
Teacher* £4.30 £8.00 £9.50 £10.50 £11.50

*One teacher free with every 6 child places booked. **Schools do not have to visit all three, four or five attractions in the same day. Prices may be subject to change. Please call our Reservations team to confirm prices at the time of booking.

For more information about visits to the other JORVIK Group Attractions and all of our Workshops please read our Learning Programme.

Payment Options

The following payment methods are accepted:

In advance: over the phone with our Reservations team
On arrival: by cash, card or cheque
By invoice: after your visit (UK addresses only)

Please bring your booking confirmation with you when you arrive for your visit.

Lunch Spaces

School groups visiting the Richard III Experience or the Henry VII Experience are welcome to eat packed lunches at our Barley Hall attraction in the centre of York for no additional cost, subject to availability. Please note that pre-booking is essential.


Richard III Experience Access Statement

Henry VII Experience Access Statement

Please note there are no toilets available for use at either the Richard III or Henry VII Experiences.

Monk Bar and Micklegate Bar are not accessible for visitors in wheelchairs.

Risk Assessments

Richard III Experience in Monk Bar Risk Assessment

Henry VII Experience in Micklegate Bar Risk Assessment

Coronavirus / Covid-19 Policy

To view our policy click here.

Feedback and Evaluation

After your visit, we appreciate feedback from schools to help us assess our educational packages. If you wish to provide feedback, please complete this form.

For Any Further Questions

Our schools reservation team are currently unavailable as the attractions are temporarily closed. Please check back soon.