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Visiting Magna Carta

Salisbury Cathedral’s Magna Carta is the best preserved of only four surviving original exemplars, the other three 1215 Magna Cartas are held at The British Library and Lincoln Castle. It is displayed in our magnificent 13th century Chapter House at the heart of a permanent, interactive exhibition

 

Volunteer guides are on hand to explain the document and answer visitors' many questions whilst the Cathedral's Gift Shop stocks a range of Magna Carta merchandise and memorabilia.

 

Chapter House opening times to see Magna Carta 1215 are:

 

1 APRIL - 31 OCTOBER

Monday-Saturday:  09.30 – 17.00 

Sundays: 12.00 – 16.00

 

1 NOVEMBER - 31 MARCH

Monday-Saturday:  09.30 – 16.30 

Sundays: 12.00 – 15.45

 

Please note that visitor access is sometimes restricted especially during Easter and Christmas - view our Closures page for details.