Visiting and Exploring the Minster

Visiting the Minster

We welcome all visitors to come and view the Minster and follow a safe route round the building to view the beautiful architecture, stained glass and the impressive High Altar and its gilded reredos. Find out about the history of the building and it’s predecessor – there has been a church on site for at least 800 years! Discover what is special about our organ, our clock and bells and why it was designated a Minster in 2004.
We are currently open Monday – Saturday: 11.00am – 1.00pm


Covid 19: Our stewards will be pleased to welcome you and tell you about the Minster and it’s history. They will advice you on how to access the building is a manner which is safe for all and we ask you to comply with all the current requirements for safety by using hand sanitiser and registering your contact details. At busy times you may be asked to wait until earlier visitors have completed their visit. Sadly we are unable to provide special displays, guided tours or Tower tours this year.

Virtual Visit to Doncaster Minster

If you want to visit Doncaster Minster, but live too far away, or if you want to see all the hidden corners of the Minster, the Ringing Room, the Bell Chamber, the Vestries or the Parvise or just admire the beautiful carving and stained glass you can now do so using wonderful full 360º 3D images of the Minster available for you to explore. We have provided a tour of the Minster building with 360º photos that offer the unique Matterport Dollhouse View; a view of the different levels and a full floor plan. It offers an immersive experience, that is the closest you can get to actually being here.
Start your Virtual visit here

Equally, if you approach the Minster on Google Maps, with Street View, you can explore the outside of the building and then enter through the main doors and wander at will within the building. Enjoy your visit!

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