An Archaeological Discovery
The Hungate excavation is the biggest ever archaeological dig in York city centre. The archaeologists will be uncovering 2000 years in the life of York. The main commercial project ended in 2011, however work is ongoing in some areas of the site.
For details of the 2013 Archaeology Live! training excavation please click here
Highlights of the dig will include uncovering part of a 1,700 year old Roman cemetery, what Viking Age life was like alongside Hungate 1000 years ago and how people used the land in medieval times.
Hungate is a unique dig where you can come and see the past unfolding in front of your eyes, where new discoveries are made every day.
The Hungate area lies to the east of York city centre, adjacent to the River Foss.
Please be aware that after Monday 31st October 2011 there will be no more guided tours of the site.