Step inside Christopher Wren’s architectural masterpiece.
There has been a Cathedral on this site since 604 AD.
The final resting place of historic figures including Horatio Nelson and Christopher Wren himself.
Explore the absolutely stunning architecture inside the Cathedral including the Dome, the artworks and the tombs.
The Cathedral survived the Blitz and was the setting for the wedding of Prince Charles and Princess Diana.
Monday to Saturday
8.30am to 4.30pm (last entry 4pm), expect Wednesdays the Cathedral opens at 10am.
Dome Galleries open daily, last entry 4.15pm.
Special services and events may mean that all or part of the Cathedral are closed either in advance or short notice, Please check closures here.
St Paul's Cathedral, St Paul's Churchyard, London EC4M 8AD
Nearest Train Stations: Blackfriars, Cannon Street or London Bridge
Nearest Underground: St Pauls Public Bus Routes: 4, 11, 15, 23, 25, 26, 100, 242
The Whispering Gallery is once again open for visitors.
Visitors are allowed to take photographs in designated areas. Filming, the use of flash, additional lighting, tripods, monopods and selfie sticks are not permitted.
Children under the age of 6 are admitted free of charge and do not require a ticket (Children must be accompanied by an adult when visiting the galleries).
All advance tickets are available with a self-print option only. You will need access to a printer to print your admission tickets.
Complimentary tickets are available for visitors with a disability and carers. These tickets should be requested on arrival.
Our multimedia guides come with a high-resolution touch screen, and include commentary in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish, Portuguese, Mandarin, Japanese and Korean.
St. Paul's Cathedral, constructed by Sir Christopher Wren in the 17th century following the Great Fire of London, has graced the city skyline for over three centuries.
This iconic landmark has witnessed significant historical events, including the wedding of Princess Diana and Prince Charles. Serving as the final resting place for notable figures such as Admiral Lord Nelson and Sir Christopher Wren himself, St. Paul's Cathedral holds a rich tapestry of history.
Stand in awe of the renowned Dome, soaring to 365 feet, symbolizing each day of the year. Appreciate the exquisite architecture, noting the floor shaped like a cross. Ascend to the Whispering Gallery to experience its unique acoustic phenomenon, and continue to the Stone and Golden Galleries, both offering panoramic views of London.
Take advantage of the touchscreen multimedia guides available in nine languages, catering to adults and families, complete with options for British Sign Language and audio descriptions.
Sir Christopher Wren: The Quest for Knowledge debuts on April 27, 2023.
2023 marks the 300th anniversary of Sir Christopher Wren's passing, the mastermind behind St. Paul's Cathedral. Join us at St. Paul’s this year to delve into his life and work, unraveling the secrets behind this architectural marvel.
The special exhibition, "Sir Christopher Wren: The Quest for Knowledge," hosted at St. Paul’s Cathedral, offers a deep dive into Wren's life and achievements through archival materials and personal artifacts. Explore Wren's inquisitive mind, showcasing his contributions to science and architecture, culminating in his magnum opus, St. Paul’s Cathedral.
This captivating exhibition opens its doors on Thursday, April 27, 2023, located in the Crypt and included for all sightseeing ticketholders.