Cathedral Opening Times

Check this page for current Cathedral opening times and for dates when there is limited or no access.

Opening times

These are our usual opening times but before you visit, please check the information below about any changes or restrictions.

  • Monday to Saturday - 9.00am to 5.00pm

  • Sunday - 12.00 noon to 3.00pm

Entry to the Cathedral is by donation. Please read the details on this link before your visit: Current Visiting Guidelines. 

Changes to opening times and access


* Most of July, throughout August and early-September 2022 - please note very restricted access for general visitors *

18th July, throughout August until 3rd September - during this period, general visitors will be able to see the nave of the Cathedral only. Other parts of the Cathedral are not open to visitors, except for those with tickets to see the T.rex exhibtion.

On selected dates you can book an Upper Level and Tower Tour or an outdoor Precincts Tour. Follow the links for details.



See July above.

Saturday 27th August - there will be extremely restricted access to the Cathedral due to a wedding service and reception. See TicketSource for T.rex exhibition opening times.


4th -  9th September there will be very restricted access for general visitors due to dismantling the T.rex exhibition.

Saturday 17th September there will be very restricted access until 12.30pm and after that time we will be closed to visitors due to a wedding reception.

Saturday 24th September there will be restricted access in the nave due to set up for a concert in the evening.

Wednesday 28th September there will be no access for visitors on this date due to a graduation ceremony.

Thursday 29th September there will be very restricted access due to a large schools event.

Please check here for service times.

We take the safeguarding children, young people and vulnerable adults very seriously. Follow this link for Safeguarding contacts

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