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Visiting the Cathedral

Aachen Cathedral is a Roman Catholic Church. It is a place for worship, for individual prayer and for contemplation. It is open to everyone. We kindly ask all visitors to respect the sacred nature of the place.

Opening hours

Monday – FridaySaturdaySunday
11.00 to 18.0013.00 to 18.0013.00 to 17.45

Important information

  • During church services, the Cathedral is not open to visitors.
  • Admission to the Cathedral is free.
  • The Choir and the Hochmünster with the imperial throne are only accessible as part of a guided tour.

Guided tours of the Cathedral

Tickets for public tours of the cathedral are currently only available on the day at the Dominformation. Reservations are not possible at the moment.

Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri: 11 am to 4 pm (on the hour, in English at 2 pm)
Sat: 1 pm, 2 pm (English), 3 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm
Sun: 1 p.m., 2 p.m. (English), 3 p.m. 4 p.m.

Prices for individuals and families

Adults: €5,00
Reduced: €4.00 (pupils, students, persons with a severely disabled pass)
Family ticket I: €6,00 (1 adult with up to 4 children up to 17 years)
Family ticket II: €11,00 (2 adults with up to 4 children up to 17 years)

Prices for groups (up to 20 people)

Adults: €100.00 (foreign language surcharge €20.00)
Children, youth and school groups: €40.00 (foreign language surcharge: €20.00, 2 accompanying persons included)

Bookings can be made a maximum of four weeks in advance by email: tour@aachenerdom.de

Visitor information

The Cathedral Information Centre (Dominformation) is the focal point for visitors where you can obtain the following:

  • information on the Cathedral and its history,
  • tickets for the Cathedral Treasury,
  • tickets for guided tours of the Cathedral and advance bookings for guided tours of the Cathedral Treasury,
  • postcards, catalogues, books and much more about the Cathedral,
  • tickets for events and concerts in and around the Cathedral.

Contact

Johannes-Paul-II.-Straße
52062 Aachen, Germany
Info-Tel. +49 (0) 241 47709 145
E-Mail: tour@aachenerdom.de

The Cathedral Information Centre is open Tuesday to Sunday, from 10.00 to 17.00.