"Perfect mix of inspiration and gadgetry to engage a young explorer - marvellous!"
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Come and get your Free to borrow (no deposit required) Explorer Backpack today and discover York Minster in incredible detail – a must have for all young explorers!

To receive your backpack, simply ask for one at the entrance desk and you will be handed your lovely red bag filled with the following tools and aids to help you and your family discover York Minster’s awe-inspiring features:

Little Explorer Discovery Backpacks


- Torch and mirror (investigate the nooks and crannies!)
- High magnification binoculars (see the amazing up close)
- Compass and map (find your way)
- Magnifying glass (discover incredible details!)
- Coloured pencils and paper (sketch and colour)
- Tape measure and pencils (measure and record)
- Coloured paddles (play and imagine)
- I-spy challenge (can you find these York Minster details?)
- Notes for grown-ups

Please Note: There may be a waiting period during busy times.