Explore the Jorvik Group

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A school visit to Barley Hall allows pupils to become immersed in life in a wealthy merchant’s townhouse in the Middle Ages. Accompanied by our costumed characters, your class will learn about the Snawsell family who lived here towards the end of the medieval period and how the remains of their home was uncovered and restored. Take a tour of the rooms in the house and make yourself at home.

COVID-19: We are now open to schools wishing to visit Barley Hall and we have retained a number of measures to keep school visitors safe. Please note that the details on our education pages are all subject to change. Sign up to our Learning mailing list to get the latest news on our digital learning offer and available school visits programme. If you have an urgent enquiry, contact our Reservations department directly by phone (01904 615505) or email (schools@yorkat.co.uk).

Find out more about visiting Barley Hall here.