Facilities at York Cold War Bunker

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    Parking

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    Very limited free parking on site: only three allocated spaces outside. There is ample additional free parking on Acomb Road (2 minutes' walk).

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    Shop

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    Shop selling a selection of English Heritage gifts and themed souvenirs, including books, stationery, postcards and war memorabilia.

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    Toilets

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    Male, female and unisex disabled toilets, with baby changing facilities.

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    Dogs

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    No dogs allowed, but Assistance Dogs welcome.

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    Exhibition

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    The Bunker’s control rooms display ‘colour-psychology décor’ together with original monitoring and communications equipment. Decontamination rooms with air filters and special sewage ejectors were intended to seal off the 60-strong workforce from the devastated outside world. Period arrangement of 1960s - 1980s including technical equipment and machinery.

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    Family Friendly

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    Baby Changing Facilities

    Baby changing facilities available.

    Bottle/Food Warming

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    Children's Cutlery

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    Child Sized Portions

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    Highchairs

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    Play Areas / Adventure Playground

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    Pushchairs Allowed

    Pushchairs are not recommended due to the many steep stairs and narrow corridors.

    Sling Loan

    No

    Toy/Dressing Up Box

    No

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    Education

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    Interpretation for Children

    No

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    Commercial Photography and Filming

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    English Heritage welcomes amateur photographers to our sites and we hope you will share your pictures of your visit with us on social media.

    If you are looking to use one of our sites for commercial, corporate or professional photography or as a filming location, please contact our filming team as soon as possible to check availability and acquire the relevant permissions and paperwork.

    Due to the delicate nature of our sites, English Heritage does not permit drone flying from or over sites in our care, except by contractors or partners undertaking flights for a specific purpose, who satisfy stringent CAA criteria, have the correct insurances and permissions, and are operating under controlled conditions.

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