Founded in 604 AD, St. Paul’s Cathedral has gone through several transformations and renovations after having survived war, fire, and forces of nature. The current structure (the fourth to stand on the site) was designed by architect Christopher Wren and built between 1675 and 1710.
The cathedral hosts permanent and temporary exhibitions throughout the year. This page has all you need to know about the exhibitions showing currently.
Currently, there is only one exhibition showing at the St. Paul’s Cathedral. You will find an overview of the same in the section below.
Dates: Until 1 December 2022
Queen Elizabeth II will be the first British monarch to celebrate a Platinum Jubilee this year. This special exhibition explores the history of jubilee celebrations at the cathedral over three centuries.
Using decorated objects from St. Paul’s archives, the exhibition will tell interesting stories of the jubilee celebrations of four monarchs - King George III, Queen Victoria, King George V, and HM Queen Elizabeth II – as well as the socio-political and technological changes that the country experienced. Marvel at a wide collection of paintings, photographs, prints, and other historical treasures as well as designs for commemorative tea towels made by local students.
A. There is currently only one upcoming exhibition at the cathedral - Jubilee - St Paul's, the Monarch and the Changing World.
A. No. The entry tickets include access to the Cathedral Floor and the Crypt, the Dome Galleries, multimedia guides, and all temporary exhibitions and installations on display at the cathedral. The Whispering Gallery is currently closed to the public.
A. The exhibition will continue until 1 December 2022.
A. You will need to book tickets to the St. Paul’s Cathedral in advance if you want to view the exhibitions being held there.
A. Some of the most prominent exhibitions organized by the cathedral include the Jubilee Celebration of monarchs King George III, Queen Victoria, and King George V. Another interesting exhibition was Hands On History: Mudlarking at St. Paul’s Cathedral where the cathedral hosted London’s mudlarks and put up their fascinating artworks on display.
A. St. Paul’s Cathedral is an iconic place of worship in London. It’s one of the most popular historical buildings with a vast dome that is among the highest in the world and has dominated the London skyline for over three centuries.
A. Yes. You will have to book tickets online and in advance. Besides, tickets are cheaper when booked online.
A. There’s no fixed number but the cathedral does host exhibitions and installations throughout the year.