Visiting & Tickets

Please note that we have reduced our opening hours and introduced timed entrance tickets. We are not running guided tours at this time due to Covid-19. For more information, please click here.

For Christmas & New Year opening hours 2021, see here.

Admission Prices

Why charge an entry fee into Christ Church Cathedral? Christ Church Cathedral is a registered charity, and we do not receive state aid. The running costs of the cathedral are €1.8 million a year. By purchasing a ticket, you are contributing towards the maintenance of Christ Church Cathedral and helping preserve it for future generations.

There is free entry to Christ Church Cathedral with the Dublin Pass, pre-booking is not required. 

Self-Guided Tours of the Cathedral 

Self-guided tours include admission to the crypt and the ‘Treasures of Christ Church’ exhibition. Information leaflets are available in a range of languages. You are welcome to bring your own guide.

Ticket TypeCost
Senior (65+)€6.50
Student (must have valid ID)€6.50
Child (under 12)€3.50
Family (2 adults + 2 children)€20.00
Groups (10+)€6.00

To avail of the group rate (groups of 10+), please purchase at the welcome desk or book in advance on 01 677 8099 or by emailing .


Combination tickets with Dublinia are available at the welcome desk or in Dublinia

Ticket TypeCost
Senior (65+)€15.75
Student (must have valid ID)€15.75
Child (under 12)€9.50
Adult Group (10+)€12.50
Senior/Student Group (10+)€11.50
Family (2 adults + 2 children)€45.00



Christ Church Cathedral also features on the DoDublin ‘Days Out Card’. The ‘Days Out Card’ saves visitors a massive 40% off and offers six thrilling activity-filled days out in Dublin City.

The six family-friendly cultural attractions included in the card are:


Christ Church Cathedral

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

Little Museum of Dublin

MoLI – The Museum of Literature Dublin


Saint Patrick’s Cathedral


Card pricing: Adult – €39 / Senior /Student – €33 / Child – €23 / Family (2+2) – €124.

Keep discovering Dublin this summer, and buy your ‘Days Out Card’ from today!



Information on our guided tours can be found


If you would like to book a private guided tour for your group, please call Sophie on +353-1-677-8099, or email

For guided tour times please cli

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As Christ Church is a medieval structure with some access limitations, the below notes are to assist visitors with reduced mobility or vision when planning a visit.


  1. The Belfry is accessible only on a guided tour and by a narrow spiral staircase containing 86 steps. It is not suitable for visitors with reduced mobility, vision impairments, claustrophobia, a fear of heights or children aged 12 years or under. The Belfry is not suitable for service animals.


  1. The Crypt is accessed from the Nave by 17 steps. The Crypt can also be accessed by an external entrance upon request, and subject to staffing availability. Advance notice appreciated.


  1. The Cathedral Nave can be accessed via a ramp at the main entrance. Access to the Baptistery, Quire & Side Chapels is via steps only.