Learning & Exploring

Christ Church Cathedral invites you to learn and explore at one of Ireland’s most spiritual and historic sites.

A place of calm in the centre of Dublin city, Christ Church Cathedral offers spiritual retreats, events and opportunities for worship, including an invitation to walk the Labyrinth to experience a sense of peace and connection with God.

History is also brought to life at the cathedral, originally a Viking church, and it is the perfect place for individuals, families and school tours to learn about life, art, music and architecture through the ages. Find out more about our new interpretation on these pages, including our multi-language audio-guide, a bone conductor sound installation, a tactile bronze model of the medieval cathedral and our family dress-up area.

People have been visiting Christ Church Cathedral for almost 1,000 years for varied reasons. Whatever your reason for visiting, you will find a warm welcome awaits.

New Ways to Learn

Enjoy the cathedral’s architectural splendour, discover some of our fascinating stories or experience the spiritual atmosphere of this special place.

We welcome visitors from all walks of life and can tailor tours to suit many different interests.

Cathedral Labyrinth

We invite you to walk the labyrinth at Christ Church Cathedral.

A labyrinth is a way to enter a space of reflection and prayer. As you walk the Labyrinth, we hope you feel a sense of peace and connection with God.

Become a Friend

The Friends of Christ Church Cathedral Dublin, which was founded in 1929, is one of the oldest such organisations in Ireland and helps ensure the cathedral is maintained to a very high standard.

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