This Spring visitors will have the unique opportunity to see some of the treasures unearthed from York’s biggest ever archaeological excavation in the city centre - The Hungate Dig.
Funded by Hungate (York) Regeneration Ltd, York Archaeological Trust’s archaeologists - along with community archaeologists - have been uncovering 2000 years in the life of York since 2006.
Archaeologists have revealed a wide range of details about what life was like in York from Roman times to the start of the 20th Century.
Part of a Roman cemetery was found in one corner of the site and the discoveries shone a further light on to Roman burial customs 1,700 years ago.
In 2012, DIG will be home to a new exhibition ‘Look Back at Hungate’, displaying together for the first time the finds from the Hungate excavation.
From Roman grave goods and Viking craftsmanship, through to medieval life and Victorian industry, this exhibition uses artefacts to tell the story of a changing city landscape.
Owned by the same archaeologists who created JORVIK Viking Centre after discovering the famous Viking-Age city of Jorvik, DIG offers visitors a unique archaeological adventure.