The Atkinson is the only North West venue to be hosting the Viking: Rediscover the Legend exhibition in 2018. The most significant Viking treasure hoards ever discovered in Britain are now on display together for the first time!
Star objects from the British Museum feature alongside the Yorkshire Museum’s world-class collections, interpreted in new ways to give a fresh perspective on how Vikings shaped every aspect of their lives in Britain. Also included is one of the most famous Viking collections in the UK, including the Vale of York Viking Hoard, Cuerdale Hoard and the Bedale Hoard.
The exhibition features groundbreaking research by archaeologists and exciting new discoveries by metal-detectors that will challenge your perceptions on what it would have been like to live as a Viking.
Tickets are £5 adult / £3 child.