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York Minster is open daily for sightseeing. Tickets must be booked in advance and are available here. We’ve kept a number of measures in place to help keep our staff, volunteers and visitors safe including strongly encouraging anyone visiting the cathedral to wear a face covering. Further details about our safety measures are available here.

Sightseeing opening times:

The Undercroft Museum and Central Tower are now open but we are limiting visitor numbers in these spaces. Entry to the Undercroft is free with general admission and you can book tickets in advance to climb the Central Tower here.

Full details of our opening times, ticket prices and information to help plan your visit are available here.

York Minster is open daily for worship.

Monday to Saturday:


Full details for all services are available via our What’s On page.

York Minster Shops are open
The York Minster Shops inside the cathedral and at Minster Gates are both currently open at the following times:

You can also shop online at for home delivery or click and collect in store.

Dean’s Park open
The popular green space which lies on the north side of the cathedral is open daily from 10am – 7pm.

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