York Minster

York Minster

Church and Historic Site
Minster Yard, York, North Yorkshire, YO1 7HH, United Kingdom
Hours:
Open until 5:00 PM (Show more)
  • Mon–Sat
    • 9:00 AM–5:00 PM
  • Sun
    • Noon–5:00 PM

Experience history at every turn at one of the nation's greatest treasures. There's more to see and do than ever before, from tailored tours to new exhibitions.

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    Eva S.
    Even if you aren't religious check out the evensong.(2 Tips)
    York M.
    Admission is free with your Minster admission ticket!(2 Tips)
    York M.
    special tour of the Glass Conservation Studio at Bedern Chapel(7 Tips)
    Andy M.
    For the best views over York, climb the Minster Tower.(4 Tips)
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  • Keith P.

    Amazing on the inside. If you're an atheist and don't want to be giving cash to the religion, the entrance fee goes to maintaining it as a historical site. The guided tours are fun and are worth it.

    Keith Pitt · March 10
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  • Fiona A.

    Beautiful expensive ticket

    Fiona An · February 18
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  • Angela Teresa R.

    magnifica catadral gotica!

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  • Anastasiya K.

    Beautiful architecture... And Constantine the Great was crowned emperor nearby! Awesome place for history buffs!

    Anastasiya Kondenko · November 29, 2014
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  • Chris P.

    One of the most beautiful gothic cathedrals in the world. The best way to appreciate it is to come to Mass or Choral Evensong - just ask the guides for times.

    Chris Phillips · October 24, 2014
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  • Amanda Y.

    Magnificent and hard to capture in one shot.

    Amanda Y · September 24, 2014
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  • Bethany F.

    Lovely Minster, but there's better out there.

    Bethany Freemantle · September 12, 2014
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  • JNET

    So much beautiful history here. Impossible to fit in one shot. Enjoy :)

    JNET · September 12, 2014
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  • Paula d.

    Great minster, huge and well preserved! Perfect for people interested in history

    Paula del Pozo · August 28, 2014
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  • Lewis T.

    A must-see when in York. Beautifully preserved and guided tours are really informative and entertaining.

    Lewis T · May 11, 2014
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  • Eva S.

    Even if you aren't religious check out the evensong. Spine tingling music for free.

    Eva Schiave · October 16, 2013
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  • Douglas T.

    Beautiful but ridiculously expensive, £15 for tower and church!!!!

    Douglas Talbot · August 20, 2013
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  • Gisele S.

    Uma das mais belas catedrais góticas de UK. Vale muito a pena esperar pela visita guiada grátis, de uma hora, que é oferecida durante todo o dia.

    Gisele S. · August 1, 2013
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  • Dominic B.

    Admission is valid for 12 months.

    Dominic Bull · July 21, 2013
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  • Dominic B.

    Undercroft refurb is well worth a visit and is included in general admission. Great views from the top of the tower (up 280+ steps) although it's an extra £5 on the standard admission price.

    Dominic Bull · July 21, 2013
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  • Cams E.

    If you can take the tour. There's one every 30 mins just ahead the entrance.

    Cams Escallon · June 29, 2013
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  • Thurstan J.

    Can recommend visiting the tower, but be ready for lots or steps, not for the asthmatics !

    Thurstan Johnston · April 10, 2013
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  • Mahdi B.

    الي يبي يصور اييه اهني

    Mahdi BinHaider · February 7, 2013
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  • Panda P.

    โบถส์นี้สวยมาก ดีมาก ต้องมา และที่สำคัญต้องขึ้น Tower ด้วยนะ จะสุดมาก!

    Panda Pup · January 3, 2013
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  • Ben H.

    Dress warm, it gets very chilly, particularly in winter!

    Ben Hodgkinson · November 16, 2012
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  • Police M.

    The Police Roll of Honour Trust Board of Trustees were here for National Police Memorial Day 2012. The Minster is incredible and an amazing setting for our national tribute to our fallen.

    Police Memorial · October 16, 2012
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  • Andrew B.

    Go on one of the night tours - well worth it to see the bits that are normally closed. Go for the earlier trip if you want to hear Big Peter ring.

    Andrew Baines · May 31, 2012
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  • Dean R.

    The tour with Mike was excellent.

    Dean Read · November 21, 2011
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  • Jack P.

    Coming to visit the city but want to stay out in the countryside .Take a look at www.carrhousefarm.co.uk

    Jack Peckitt · September 16, 2011
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  • York M.

    Visit the 'A book fit for a King' exhibition at the Old Palace (12p-4p, until 30 Nov) and turn the pages of an original 1611 King James Bible. Admission is free with your Minster admission ticket!

    York Minster · August 30, 2011
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  • Adam P.

    Saved £18 by 2 of us not going in :-)

    Adam Palmer · July 16, 2011
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  • Pippa W.

    After the Minster, check out the church next door - St Michael le Belfrey - built originally as a chapel for the Minster builders. It's free entry and still a functioning church - lovely atmosphere.

    Pippa Winterburn · June 28, 2011
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  • York M.

    Now available on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays! Book a special tour of the Glass Conservation Studio at Bedern Chapel for a close-up view of medieval stained glass under restoration.

    York Minster · May 20, 2011
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  • Sally C.

    Great place to be

    Sally Coleman · May 19, 2011
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  • James P.

    £9 to go in, ouch!

    James Parton · April 10, 2011
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  • Lianne

    The tour (with David) was worth having for some background on the architecture and the idiosyncrasies of the minster. Look out for the recent bosses on the ceiling, including one of Neil Armstrong!

    Lianne · February 17, 2011
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  • York M.

    If you are visiting on a Wednesday or Friday, look into booking a special tour of the Glass Conservation Studio at Bedern Chapel for a close-up view of mediaeval stained glass under restoration.

    York Minster · December 16, 2010
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  • Claire C.

    Go at around 5pm and listen to the ball ringers practicing

    Claire Corkill · August 31, 2010
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  • Laura K.

    Don't climb the tower - opt for Clifford's tower instead! You want a view with the Minster, right?

    Laura Kishimoto · July 29, 2010
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  • Mike B.

    After visitng the Minster I enjoy relaxing round the corner at Grays Court http://foursquare.com/venue/3588827 Read more

    Mike Beckett · July 8, 2010
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  • Andy M.

    For the best views over York, climb the Minster Tower. Costs a few pounds - and you need to be in shape for the climb - but well worth it.

    Andy Munzer · March 9, 2010
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  • Chris M.

    If you live in or near York, you can get a Minster card which gets you free entry. Alternatively you can believe in God and go to a service.

    Chris Marsh · February 17, 2010
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