Book your day ticket to York Cold War Bunker online in advance and save at least 10%.
Entry to the bunker is by guided tour only and pre-booking is required. The tours take place every hour and last approximately one hour.
Some of our sites can get very busy, especially on Bank Holidays. Our busiest times are between 11am and 2pm, so if you prefer to visit at a quieter time you may wish to visit outside of these hours.
Your booking is for the site/event only and does not guarantee a car parking space, which may carry an additional charge.
If you are a Member and wish to book, your ticket will still be free. Please remember to bring your English Heritage membership card with you. Members are able to book tickets for those included in the membership only. Any additional bookings made will be chargeable on site.
Please remember to bring your booking confirmation with you when you visit.Book your visit
Mobility / Older Visitors
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaHandrailsEasy-use CutleryAssistance Dogs WelcomeWheelchair LoanSite FoldersDog Bowl and ToiletingPlease ask staff for dog water bowl.Wheelchair AccessAccessible using ramps and wheelchair lift. Please be aware that the corridors are narrow. Please note that due to health and safety regulations we can only accommodate one wheelchair in the bunker at a time.Entrance / Set DownVisitors with limited mobility may be set down at the entrance.Disabled ParkingVery limited parking on site as we share parking with the local housing around the bunker.OnSite TransportNoStairsSteep stairs to main entrance and to ground level. Can be avoided by using the wheelchair entrance and chair lift.Lift AccessChairlift only.Seating And RestpointsSeating in canteen at midpoint of tour.Pathways Surface And GradientsLevel, smooth concrete and carpet.
Blind / Visually Impaired
Accessible ToiletsHandrailsAssistance Dogs WelcomeBraille GuidesBraille SignageTorchesSensory ExperiencesNoDog Bowl and ToiletingPlease ask staff for dog water bowl.Handling ObjectsNoAudio ToursNoSite ToursA guided tour, enhanced by a striking 10-minute film (PG rated) and interpretation, tells the story of the Cold War’s ‘Mutually Assured Destruction’. Tours last approx 1 hour. No need to book. During summer our final tour is at 5, in winter the final tour is at 3.Tactile ModelsNoColour ContrastsNoLarge PrintNo
Deaf / Hard of Hearing
Assistance Dogs WelcomeVibrating Fire AlarmsTour TranscriptsFilm SubtitlesBSL ToursAudio Installation TranscriptsDog Bowl and ToiletingPlease ask staff for dog water bowl.Induction LoopsNo
Accessible ToiletsAdult Changing AreaEasy-use CutlerySensory ExperiencesNoHandling ObjectsNoBasic Language Audio ToursNoEasy Read MaterialNoLarge Print MaterialNo
Culinary / Dietary
Easy-use CutleryBottle / Food WarmingHigh Chairs
Health And Safety
Trip HazardTrip hazards in doorwaysSteep SlopeSteep, uneven slopes which should be avoided.Steep StairsSteep stairs, with handrail.Uneven GroundTrip hazards in doorways