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Services & Events

General Visiting Times

Admission Prices

Today’s services and events

7:30 am - 7:45 am


7:50 am - 8:20 am

Holy Communion

12:30 pm - 1:00 pm

Holy Communion

5:30 pm - 6:00 pm

Evening Prayer

Today at York Minster

First admission

9:30 am

Last admission

4:00 pm

Minster only

Adult/Senior - £18

Students (not studying in York) - £16

Child (17 and under)* - free with a paying adult

York resident/York student - free with proof of address

Minster and Central Tower

Adult/Senior - £24

Students (not studying in York) - £22

Child (8-17) - £6


The Cathedral and Metropolitical Church of St Peter in York

York Minster is one of the world’s most magnificent cathedrals.

Since the 7th century, the Minster has been at the centre of Christianity in the north of England and today remains a thriving church rooted in the daily offering of worship and prayer.

The Minster was built for the glory of God. Every aspect of this ancient building - from the exquisite, handcrafted stone through to the unrivalled collection of medieval stained glass - tells the story of Jesus Christ.

We invite you to discover this sacred place and the love of God at its heart, which has attracted people from across the globe for more than 1000 years.

The cities of York and New York Celebrate a Century of Transatlantic Friendship: 100 Years of Twinning

02 May, 2024

York Minster seeking three new girl choristers

17 Apr, 2024

York Minster receives generous donation from Garfield Weston Foundation

11 Apr, 2024

Services and events at York Minster to mark the 40th anniversary of the 1984 fire

09 Apr, 2024

Generous grant from Benefact Trust awarded to apprentice joiner at York Minster

02 Apr, 2024

York Minster

What’s On highlights

21 Oct - 01 Feb 25

Treasures: Yorkshire's People and Parishes

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29 Aug 24

Hans Zimmer’s Interstellar

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Our weekly prayer

God in Trinity,

eternal unity of perfect love:

gather the nations to be one family,

and draw us into your holy life

through the birth of Emmanuel,

our Lord Jesus Christ. Amen.

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