The Minster (including guided tour), undercroft, treasury and crypt: Adults £8.00, concessions £4.50, children under 16 free.
To climb the Central Tower is extra; adults £5.50, concessions £3.50, children £3.50 (8 years of age and over only).
Accepts Yorkshire Pass (See the Sights and attractions section on my [node:174616] page for more details).
On Monday, Wednesday and Friday, pre-booked tours can be taken of the Bedern Glaziers' Studio where conservation work on the Minsters stunning stained glass takes place. Tickets sold separately.
To get one of the best views of the exterior head down ‘The Hole in the Wall’ alley by The Hole in The Wall pub on High Petergate. See my page on [node:178148] for more information of York’s alley collection.
Charged separately, only the fit with a head for heights should opt to climb the central tower. The views from the top are rather good though.
The choral evensong is memorising, it’s free and takes place at 4pm on Sundays and 5.15pm the rest of the week.
Both the Minster and Chapter house can be closed for services and events and its worth checking in advance to avoid disappointment.
Starting from 10.15am and included in the entrance fee, try to take one of the regular guided tours starting from the information desk. Allow at least one or two hours for a visit.
- Backpackers / Students
- Culture vultures
- First-time travellers
- Mature travellers
- Chilling out
- Design and architecture