Where Jorvik shows what was unearthed at Coppergate, the associated attraction that is Dig! illustrates the science involved. Housed five minutes’ walk away from the museum, in the medieval church of St Saviour, on St Savioursgate, a simulated dig allows you to take part in a range of excavations in the company of archeologists, using authentic tools and methods. Tours to visit Dig Hungate, York’s latest major archeological excavation, start from here.

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