Step into Anglo-Saxon Winchester

The immersive experience

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Experience the sights and sounds of Anglo-Saxon Winchester and discover the stories of the people who lived there, brought to life with the spectacular world of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Discovery Tour: Viking Age.

878 AD is an experience in two parts: an interactive attraction with live performance and an augmented reality, self-led app tour of Winchester.

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Visitor notice: 24 February

Unfortunately due to staff sickness, 878 AD will be closed on Saturday 24 February. We apologise for any disappointment this may cause and we look forward to seeing you another day.

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Existing ticketholders will be contacted.

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Winchester in peril!

The year is 878. Winchester’s future hangs in the balance. Its fate depends on Alfred’s victory – or defeat. Relive the atmosphere of the city and discover the stories of the people who lived in it as they anxiously await the outcome of the Battle of Edington.

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878 AD: Winchester Revealed

Continue your journey on the streets of the city with 878 AD: Winchester Revealed, our incredible augmented reality app that recreates 9th century Winchester through the majesty of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Discovery Tour: Viking Age.

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A Partnership with:

Hampshire Cultural Trust Assassins Creed

Ticket prices

Book now for 878 AD and experience Anglo-Saxon Winchester. Additionally with our joint ticket you can visit Winchester City Museum and Westgate Museum and enjoy return visits as many times as you like for a whole year.

Winchester trio ticket

This will give you access to 878 AD, Winchester City Museum and Westgate Museum. All part of Hampshire Cultural Trust.

Adult - £15

Child - £10.50

Concession - £12.50

Family - £49

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5 – 15 years





Up to five people, max. two adults


Art Fund Member


Group Rates

Available for 15 or more people

Hampshire Cultural Trust is a charity and so, with your help, we’re able to benefit from the UK government’s Gift Aid scheme. Find out more about Gift Aid. You can read our booking Terms and Conditions here.