St Paul’s Cathedral has been here for over 1,400 years. It has been built and rebuilt five times, and always its main purpose has been as a
place of worship and prayer.
St Paul's, with its world-famous dome, is an iconic feature of the London skyline. Step inside and you can enjoy the Cathedral's awe-inspiring
interior, and uncover fascinating stories about its history.
Learning & Faith
Education is a core part of the Cathedral's work, delivered through a variety of events by St Paul's Forum, St Paul's Institute and the
Schools & Families department.
History & Collections
For more than 1,400 years, a Cathedral dedicated to St Paul has stood at the highest point in the City. The present Cathedral is the
masterpiece of Britain's most famous architect Sir Christopher Wren.
Behind the scenes, the cost of caring for St Paul's and continuing to deliver our central ministry and work is enormous and the generosity of
our supporters is critical.
Widely considered to be one of the world’s most beautiful buildings and a powerful symbol of the splendour of London, St Paul’s Cathedral is a
breathtaking events venue.
The price of admission includes entry to the Cathedral floor, crypt and the three galleries in the dome. Admission also includes
multimedia guides and guided tours (for individuals and family visitors, subject to guide availability on the day).
Sightseeing opening hours - Monday to Saturday
Follow the Cathedral
Doors open for sightseeing
Galleries open to visitors
Last tickets issued
Last entry to galleries
Doors close for sightseeing
Most visitors spend in the region of 1.5 - 2 hours inside St Paul’s.