Things To Do In York | York Barbican
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Things To Do In York

York's Chocolate Story

At York’s Chocolate Story you can discover the stories behind the greatest names in chocolate, unwrap the secrets of chocolate making, and even learn the art of the chocolatier for yourself. A fully guided tour and three floors of interactive exploration take you on a journey through the city where chocolate made history.

York Cocoa Works

York Cocoa Works are proud to be following in the footsteps of York's pioneering chocolate makers and invite you to join them. You can book a tasting tour or get hands-on in their Cocoa Academy with a variety of masterclasses and workshops. If you would prefer a special indulgence you can purchase a luxury range in the shop or treat yourself to a Hot Chocolate in our cafe.

York Dungeons

The York Dungeon is a 75-minute journey into more than 2000 years of York's darkest history, bringing together iconic characters, immersive sets and thrilling special-effects in a unique and exciting actor-led experience that you see, hear, feel and smell. Find out the real story of York! Key historical periods and characters are presented by professional actors to deliver a unique way of engaging with the past.