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York Minster is a world-famous artistic and architectural masterpiece built between the 1220s and the 1470s.
It offers people of all ages a wealth of things to see and memories to treasure.
The Minster stands on a site where history has been made over the centuries.
When you have entered the Minster you may be able to join a free guided tour with one of their volunteer Guides.
Experience the beauty of the Quire and the Chapter House.
Discover the Minster's fascinating history in the Undercroft, Treasury and Crypt.
Gaze from the top of the Central Tower, across the pinnacles and gargoyles of the Minster, looking out onto the medieval streets of historic York and to the countryside beyond.
Take a tour of the new Glass Conservation Studio at Bedern Chapel.
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It may be worth checking out York Minster's website to see if there are any special events or seasonal fun things to do that may be going on during the day.
We do strongly suggest you contact York Minster before you set off on your family day out, just to make sure they are open and to confirm admission prices, as there is nothing worse than disappointed kids in the back of your car after a long journey.
Weekdays (except Wednesdays and Saturdays):
10.00am - 5.00pm
Wednesdays and Saturdays:
9.00am - 5.00pm
1pm - 5.00pm
Minster open daily from 7.00am; please be aware this is a working church and services may close some parts of the minster.
Prices & Admission
Tower and minster ticket:
Seniors and Students: £14
Child (ages 8-16*): £5
Seniors and Students:£9
Children go free with paying adult!
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