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St. Paul's Cathedral - Priority Entrance

St. Paul's Cathedral - Priority Entrance tickets

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St. Paul's Cathedral - Priority Entrance Description

St Paul's Cathedral

Discover the masterful design of Sir Christopher Wren with a visit to the iconic St. Paul’s Cathedral. With a live guide or an independent multimedia guide, learn the cathedral’s riveting history of destruction – by fire and attack – and reconstruction throughout the ages. Hear how the landmark survived the WWII Blitz, study the cathedral's magnificent dome, and view the tombs of some of England’s most renowned leaders like Sir Winston Churchill and Lord Nelson.

 

Highlights

  • Entrance ticket to St Paul's Cathedral

  • Admire the magnificent architecture of Sir Christopher Wren, including the cathedral’s famous dome Walk the same ground Prince Charles and Princess Diana did when they married in 1981

  • See the memorials and tombs of famous British figures like Sir Winston Churchill, Lord Nelson and the Duke of Wellington

  • Tour the cathedral independently with a multimedia guide that provides audio commentary and a video touch screen in nine languages

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St. Paul's Cathedral - Priority Entrance - Event Information

  • Age recommendation: Child ages: 7-16. Children aged 6 and below are freeChildren must be accompanied by an adult (18yrs+) when visiting galleries.

  • Other info: 

    From the 1st June 2019 sightseeing visitors to St Paul’s will be permitted to take photographs inside the Cathedral. This has been prohibited for many years and the policy change recognizes and enables the clear desire from our visitors to capture their experience.

    This applies to non-professional personal use only. Filming video or the use of flash, additional lighting, tripods, monopods and selfie sticks is not permitted. Photography of children and young people is prohibited without consent of the accompanying adult.

    The Whispering Gallery is a no photography area at all times for safety reasons, as is St Dunstan’s Chapel our space for private prayer and reflection. Photography is not permitted during services and should be paused during hourly prayer. Additional areas of the Cathedral may occasionally be designated as “no photography” and this will be indicated with signage. 

    Changes to opening and closing times:

    The Whispering Gallery is closed until further notice.

    Please note that the cathedral is not open for sightseeing on Sundays. 

    The cathedral opens for sightseeing at 08.30 Monday to Saturday. Last admission to the cathedral is at 16.00. Once inside the cathedral, access to the Whispering, Stone and Golden Galleries is from 09.30 – 16.15. The cathedral closes for sightseeing at 16.30. The café, restaurant and shop close at 17.00. 

    July 10th Last admission for sightseeing 15.00. Last admission to galleries 15.15. Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 16.00

    July 12th Cathedral opens 11.00

    July 22nd Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

    September 25th Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

    October 2nd Last admission for sightseeing 15.30. Last admission to galleries 15.45

    October 3rd Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 12.30

    October 9th Last admission for sightseeing 12.00. Last admission to galleries 12.15

    Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 13.30. Shop and café close 14.30

    October 18th Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

    November 8th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 13.00

    July – December 2019 closure listing www.stpauls.co.uk/travel-trade

    November 9th Lord Mayor’s Show Day. Closeout day for ticket sales.

    November 16th Last admission for sightseeing 14.30. Last admission to galleries 14.45

    Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 15.30. Café and shop remain open.

    November 19th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 14.00

    November 28th Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 13.00

    December 4th Last admission for sightseeing 15.15. Last admission to galleries 15.30.

    Café and shop close 16.30

    December 5th Cathedral opens 10.15. Galleries open 10.30

    December 12th Last admission for sightseeing 15.00. Last admission to galleries 15.15.

    Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 16.00. Café and shop close 15.30

    December 13th Last admission for sightseeing 15.30. Last admission to galleries 15.45.

    December 18th Last admission for sightseeing 15.30. Last admission to galleries 15.45.

    Café and shop close 16.00

    December 20th Last admission for sightseeing 14.45. Last admission to galleries 15.00

    Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 16.00

    December 21st Cathedral closed all morning; expected to open for sightseeing at 13.00

    Café and shop remain open.

    December 24th Last admission for sightseeing 13.15. Last admission to galleries 13.30

    Cathedral floor to be clear of visitors 14.15. Café and shop close 15.00

    December 25th Christmas Day. No sightseeing. Cathedral open for worship only.

    December 26th Cathedral opens 09.00

  • Voucher exchange instructions: Please take your voucher/confirmation to the ticket office along with photo ID for entrance to St. Paul's Cathedral. The ticket allows access to the entire cathedral.

  • Opening hours: Cathedral Open Monday to Saturday 8.30am to 4pm (last admission), Galleries Open Monday to Saturday 9.30am to 4.15pm (last admission) Closures: 25th DecemberOther planned closures include:1st March