Professor Alice Roberts Officially Opens the new Viking: Rediscover the Legend Exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum

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Professor Alice Roberts Officially Opens the new Viking: Rediscover the Legend Exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum

19 May 2017 Professor Alice Roberts officially opened the major new Viking exhibition at the Yorkshire Museum last night (Thursday May 18). The television presenter and academic met curators for a tour of the exhibition before sharing her thoughts on some of her favourite artefacts on show. She had heard about the exhibition following visiting the museum last …

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Viking: Rediscover the Legend – Major New Exhibition by the Yorkshire Museum To Open May 2017 In Partnership with the British Museum

23 January 2017 Viking: Rediscover the Legend May 19 – November 5 2017 The most significant Viking treasure hoards ever discovered in Britain will go on display together for the first time in May 2017. Featuring some internationally significant Anglo-Saxon and Viking discoveries, Viking: Rediscover the Legend will explore how the Vikings transformed life in Britain. Star objects from the British Museum …

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Viking: Rediscover the Legend

19 May – 5 November 2017 A major new partnership exhibition with the British Museum Two of the most significant and internationally recognised collections of Viking Age treasure in Britain have been brought together for the first time in this major new exhibition. Featuring some of the most exciting Anglo-Saxon and Viking discoveries ever made, the exhibition explores how …

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New Exhibition for Yorkshire Museum – Invitation To Tender for ‘VIKING’

16 June 2016 Applicants are invited to tender for the design and build of a new exhibition Viking, developed jointly between York Museums Trust and the British Museum. The exhibition will open in York in May 2017 for six months, after which time it will tour the UK to four other venues. We are looking for a design …

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‘Trade Agreement’ Sees JORVIK Vikings Move Next Door!

7 June 2016 JORVIK’s Vikings are returning to Coppergate! That’s the message from the team at JORVIK Viking Centre, who will be moving into York St Mary’s – just a few paces away from the attraction’s traditional entrance – in a partnership exhibition with York Museums Trust. The exhibition, which will run until early 2017, focuses …

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Previous Exhibition: Beyond Jorvik: The Vale of York Hoard and the Viking World

The Vale of York Viking Hoard is one of the most important Viking discoveries ever made in Britain. This spotlight display showed the fantastic objects within the Capital of the North exhibition, telling fascinating stories about life across the Viking world. Discovery The Vale of York Hoard was discovered in North Yorkshire in January 2007 by …

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The Vale of York Viking Hoard returns to York

Most significant Viking treasure to be found in Britain in 150 years on show from July 3 The most significant Viking treasure to be found in Britain in the last 150 years will return to York this summer after featuring in major exhibitions around Europe. The Vale of Viking Hoard was found by metal detectorists in January 2007 and …

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Viking Pirates and Dragons at the Yorkshire Museum!

This February half-term become a Viking Pirate and learn How to Train Your Dragon at the Yorkshire Museum! All honorary Viking Pirates are invited to the Yorkshire Museum on Saturday 21st February for a special screening of the DreamWorks animation How to Train Your Dragon on the full-sized cinema screen and for some fun Viking …

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Previous Exhibitions

Capital of the North 24 June 2015 – 18 April 2017 From the ravages of war, York went on to flourish in a golden age of innovation, religion and trade. The city was a place of power, art, greed and bloodshed – it was the Capital of the North. Find out more.   Beyond Jorvik: the Vale of York […]

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Exhibitions

NEW! Viking: Rediscover the Legend A major new partnership exhibition with the British Museum bringing together two of the most significant and internationally recognised collections of Viking Age treasure in Britain including rare Anglo-Saxon and Viking finds. Find out more.   After the Ice: Yorkshire’s Prehistoric People An exciting display showcasing a range of fantastic archaeological material and […]

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