Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience

Activity code: VGIY

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  • This light and sound spectacular is an immersive experience, featuring impressive two-story projections of the Van Gogh’s most compelling works.
  • Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience provides insight into the painter’s life and his work.
  • Experience “A day in the life of the Artist” with a 10 minute interactive virtual reality guide.
  • Journey through eight of the artist’s works and their sources of inspiration including, the meadows, the forest and Starry Night over the Rhone River.
  • Discover your artistic side and draw a sketch of your own to be projected on wall
  • Great 'edutainment' for adults and children of all ages.
  • Select your visit location from York or Leicester 


Discover the life of the famous artist in a new way with the travelling exhibition Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience. Impressive cutting edge virtual projections provide a pathway into the universe of Vincent Van Gogh. Take a journey through his time in Arles and uncover the secrets from the letters he wrote to his brother Theo.

Immerse yourself in the world renowned and familiar images of one of the greatest geniuses of the last century with a unique light and sound show. No one will leave this exhibition untouched.

‘Van Gogh: The Immersive Experience’ is intended for a wide audience of all ages. It is a stunning exhibition that combines the very heart of Vincent Van Gogh’s art work with his life story. The immersive aspect of the experience forges a pathway in the artist’s work and life, whilst entertaining and educating the audience.  

Select your location from the panel that displays the prices and dates. You can choose between the experiences in York or Leicester. 

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What's Included in the tour

  • A 35 minute immersive, 360 degree sound and light experience discovering the life works of Van Gogh.
  • Take a look at Van Gogh’s bedroom and what inspired one of his most famous works.
  • Draw and sketch like Van Gogh and project your work onto the wall.
  • Read about the artist's life and discover more than you have before.

What's Excluded in the tour

  • The VR Experience is not included in the ticket price. (£3.00 per person if you want to add it in location).

Days of Operations: Daily

York Venue Location: York St Mary’s Church, The Coppergate Centre

Leicester Venue Location; All Saints Church, 107 Highcross St, Leicester LE1 4PH

Closed : 25 & 26 Dec 2021 & 1 Jan 2022