Support York Archaeological Trust
We are an independent educational charity, receiving no direct state grant or subsidy for our work. Founded in 1972, we have sustained our activities by demonstrating the critical value of heritage to all, whilst delivering high quality research and public engagement.
Contact details of how you can get in touch regarding support for York Archaeological Trust can be found at the bottom of the page.
What does York Archaeological Trust contribute to the local economy?
JORVIK Viking Centre has contributed over £500million to York’s economy since opening in 1984
Welcomes around 500,000 visitors in total to YAT activities
In addition to JORVIK Viking Festival puts on more than 300 events each year
Employs over 200 people
Is supported by nearly 400 volunteers, giving over 6,000 hours of support time
Has engaged over 3,000 people since 2001 in ‘Archaeology Live’ excavations
Runs archaeological and community research programmes from offices in Nottingham, Sheffield and Glasgow, as well as York.
Discover how donations helped York Archaeological Trust re-imagine JORVIK Viking Centre following severe flood damage.
How You Can Support Us
Your donations are paramount in enabling York Archaeological Trust to fulfil its mission of ‘Building Better Lives Through Heritage’. If you feel the time is right, and you would like to help us, please consider the following:
For More Information
Please support us to ensure we can continue to meet our Charitable aims. For an informal chat about legacies, donations and the other ways you can financially assist the Trust, please do so in the following ways:
☎ +44(0)1904 663008
Normal office hours: Mon-Fri, 09:00 - 17:00