Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar

Henry VII Experience at Micklegate Bar

Micklegate, York, YO1 6JX, United Kingdom | Website

Venue Description

Henry VII was the first Tudor King of England who ruled for twenty-four years after defeating Richard III at the Battle of Bosworth. Find out about his early life as an exile Lancastrian heir to the throne, see the impact on the city of York as it continued to prosper throughout his reign and enjoy interactive experiences exploring life and death in Tudor times. Children can get involved in our special Tudor camp featuring the gruesome bits Henry’s history provided by ‘Horrible Histories’ author, Terry Deary. Admission prices to the Richard III and Henry VII Experiences are: Adult - £5.00 Child - £3.00 Concession - £3.50 Family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children) - £14.00 Family of 5 (2 adults, 3 children) - £14.50 Finally, we offer a Jorvik Group Pass, which allows you admission to all five of our attractions (Jorvik Viking Centre, DIG, Barley Hall, Richard III Experience, and Henry VII Experience). Prices are: Adult - £20.00 Child - £13.00 Concession - £16.00 Family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children) - £55.00 Family of 5 (2 adults, 3 children) - £60.00 Max card holders are entitled to free admission (up to 4 people). Carers are also given free admission.

Accessibility

The Henry VII Experience is located inside Micklegate Bar on the York City Walls. To access our location, you must climb 25 stairs (stairwell width of 1090mm, handrail along the left hand side as you are walking up the stairs) or walk along the City Walls. Our doorway is a manual medieval door, but it is left open during opening hours except in cases of extreme cold (when it is closed but easily swings open). The door is 700mm wide. Due to the historic nature of the building, there are no ramps, no lifts, and a fair number of narrow stairs between floors. There are also no toilet facilities.

Accessibility Guide

Accessibility Guide Link: https://www.accessibilityguides.org/content/henry-vii-experience

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Staff

Our team is committed to providing the best possible experience to all visitors, especially visitors with disabilities. Guide dogs are welcome throughout our attractions, and staff have undergone Blue Assist, Living Autism, and Welcome All disability awareness training.

COVID Precautions

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The venue says it has...

  • Accessible Format
  • Braille
  • Carer Discount
  • Large Print

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