40 Years of the JORVIK Viking Centre (Online)

The North Lincolnshire Museum, Scunthorpe
16 April 2024
1- 2 pm
Free to all

Lunchtime lecture with Chris Tuckley of York Archaeological Trust, for the Fearsome Craftsmen exhibition. Attend in person or online.

**Online Ticket **

April 2024 marks 40 years since the JORVIK Viking Centre first opened its doors to visitors. Chris Tuckley, Head of Interpretation and Learning for York Archaeology, looks back at how this unique attraction has been the focus for innovative exhibitions, events, learning opportunities and more, and how its impact has transformed the public understanding of the Viking period.

Chris Tuckley is Head of Interpretation and Learning for JORVIK / York Archaeology, a post he has held since 2011. His role includes developing exhibition content for YA's attractions and for partner venues, overseeing its formal learning programme and informal learning events, and managing its academic and research partnerships. He has worked in the museums sector since 2003, and was awarded a PhD by the Institute for Medieval Studies, University of Leeds, in 2009.

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The North Lincolnshire Museum

Oswald Road, Scunthorpe, Lincolnshire, DN15 7BD
01724 297055

Free to all

Opening times

Mon – Sat , 10am –​ 4pm
Sun, 1pm –​ 4pm

Exclusions and safety measures

We have maintained the usual Covid 19 precautions.

There are layouts which encourage social distancing, hand sanitiser is availbe at the entrance and in the vuene.

All staff wear a face covering, and in line with government guideance, customers are enocuraged to wear a face covering in enclosed spaces and where people are, they don't usually meet.

We have extra doors and windows open for ventilation.

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