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Order and Chaos at York Cold War Bunker

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  • Friday 13 to Sunday 15 of June
    Friday 20 to Sunday 22 of June
    10am to 6pm
  • Pay on Entry
    Adult: £6.60
    Child: £4.00
    Concessions: £5.90
    English Heritage members: Free
  • York Cold War Bunker, Monument Close, York, YO24 4HT

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Built in 1961 in response to the Soviet threat, York Cold War Bunker could have protected 60 people from the chaos of nuclear attack. Experience the grimly ordered bunker’s filtered air, ‘hot bedding’ and sewage ejectors and ask, ‘Would it work?’

Guided tours, enhanced by a striking 10-minute film (PG rated) and interpretation, tells the story of the Cold War’s ‘Mutually Assured Destruction’. Tours last approximately 1 hour. No need to book.

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Wheelchair accessible using ramps and wheelchair lift. Please be aware that the corridors are narrow.

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