Sightseeing Times & Prices

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Sightseeing Times & Prices

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).

Please note that the Stone and Golden Galleries will close temporarily from Monday 27 February to Saturday 1 April 2017; and from Monday 24 April for approximately three weeks until mid-May 2017.

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Sightseeing opening hours - Monday to Saturday Follow the Cathedral
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8.30am Doors open for sightseeing
9.30am Galleries open for access
4pm Last tickets issued
4.15pm Last entry to galleries
4.30pm Cathedral closes for sightseeing
Most visitors spend in the region of 1.5 - 2 hours inside St Paul’s. 
On Sunday the Cathedral is open for worship only.
Admission Charges
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  Individual Group (10+) and Online Rates
Adults (18yrs+) £18.00 £16.00
(Students & Seniors 60yrs+)
£16.00 £14.00
Children (6-17yrs) £8.00 £7.00
Family Ticket
(2 Adults + 2 Children)
£44.00 £39.00 (available online only)
Account Holders Negotiable Negotiable
Rates valid from 2 January 2017.
Buy in advance online to save up to £2.00 per ticket and gain fast-track entry.

Gift Aid your admission and you will be entitled to 12 months free admission to the Cathedral at no additional cost to you.

Filming and photography is not allowed inside the Cathedral, but is permitted on the external galleries, without tripods, on a non-commercial basis.

Special services or events may occasionally close all, or part, of the Cathedral to sightseeing. We recommend you check our online calendar before visiting.

No large bags, large rucksacks or large suitcases may be brought into St Paul’s Cathedral.

Visitors and worshippers may not bring any item larger than airplane cabin hand luggage into services, events or visits. at any time.

See Visit London for a list of left luggage offices at train stations and airports. The nearest station to the Cathedral is London Liverpool Street.

The Chapter reserve the right to search any bag before worshippers and visitors may enter St Paul’s Cathedral.