York Minster is one of the world's most magnificent cathedrals, a masterpiece in stained glass and stone. Experience its vast spaces brought to life with the glory of worship and heavenly music, or find quiet corners revealing great treasures, unexpected stories, and human inspiration.

Since the 7th century, York 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. It is one of the largest medieval Gothic cathedrals in Northern Europe and the history of the site dates back almost 2,000 years.

Take a guided tour to experience the complete story of York Minster. Learn more about its art, history, and music and how these have changed with York over the centuries. See, touch, and hear 2000 years of history as you unlock the secrets of this breath-taking building and its people by visiting the Undercroft Museum. Explore temporary exhibitions and discover more about vital conservation projects, royal carvings and treasures from across the North.

Younger visitors can borrow a Little Explorer Backpack filled with everything a budding detective needs to uncover the secrets and surprises hidden in the medieval Minster. Grab a family-friendly STEM trail to keep little brains busy during your visit.

All year round, a magnificent programme of special events and services brings the cathedral to life.
You are invited 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.

York Minster

Deangate, York, YO1 7HH • yorkminster.org

506 York Minster

Trade Enquiry Details

Name of contact:Bookings Team
Email address:bookings@yorkminster.org
Contact Number0044 1904 557275
Preferred method for booking for overseas trade/groups:Email – bookings@yorkminster.org
Social media:Twitter: @York_Minster, Facebook/Instagram: @yorkminsterofficial
Max / Min group size:10-33
Group rates:Adults £13.00, Children £6.00
FIT rates:
Suitable for corporate /incentive visits?Tower visits can be added to make a trip more special (additional charges apply). Climb up the winding tower of 275 steps and 230 feet, passing the medieval pinnacles and gothic grotesques before stepping out into the open air to experience panoramic views of York from the highest point in the city – spy the hidden alleyways and medieval lanes and beyond the beautiful surrounding Yorkshire County.
Any additional information:Each group ticket includes a free private guided tour (if booked in advance), access to the Undercroft Museum and The Crypt. Please note, only Minster accredited guides are permitted to guide in the Minster. Please contact us if you would like to arrange a guide for your visit.