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The York Cold War Bunker uncovers the secret history of Britain’s Cold War. Enter the blast-proof doors and investigate the more unusual side of York’s heritage. In active service from the 1960s–1990s the bunker was designed as a nerve-centre to monitor fall-out in the event of a nuclear attack.

Alternative name:

en York Cold War Bunker - English Heritage

York Cold War Bunker
Monument Close
YO24 4HT York

Museum type(s)

History & Anthropology



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Opening hours

Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 am – 04:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 04:00 pm

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5 - 17 £5.00
Adults £8.30
Reduced £7.50
Family £21.60


Family ticket is valid for 2 adults, up to 3 children.

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  • Museum shop

  • Wheelchair accessible

  • Parking


Monument Close, York, England


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