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Minster Church of St George - Doncaster

Open today: 10:30 - 15:30
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Beautiful building, warm welcome

We visited for the first time to see the Museum of the Moon exhibition which was amazing. From the... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
cookiesmum2019
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East Riding of Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Well blessed !

Visited the Minster today expecting to stay around 30 minutes and it turned into a 2 hour visit... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Teddy F
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Retford, United Kingdom
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The Minster Church of Saint George, Doncaster stands at the heart of the town of Doncaster, where a church has stood for over 8 centuries. The present church was built to the designs of George Gilbert Scott between 1854-1858, after the mediaeval...more
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Church Street, Doncaster DN1 1RD, England
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Reviewed 4 days ago

We visited for the first time to see the Museum of the Moon exhibition which was amazing. From the moment we stepped into the building, we were greeted warmly. The building is beautiful. Lovely coffee shop inside, selling limited range of refreshments to help with...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Bessacarrman, Churchwarden at Minster Church of St George - Doncaster, responded to this reviewResponded 3 days ago

Thank you for your kind comments about the Minster and the warm welcome which you received. The Museum of the Moon was a special exhibition which took place last November and attracted 16,000 visitors in just 8 days. We still open daily to visitors (Mon...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Visited the Minster today expecting to stay around 30 minutes and it turned into a 2 hour visit. Not only is the Minster architecture very beautiful, but there has been so much research done which has been put into an easy, interesting format. Whoever did...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Bessacarrman, Churchwarden at Minster Church of St George - Doncaster, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to the Minster and took the time to read our explanatory folders, which help to interpret the building. We are also well blessed by the efforts of some of our volunteer staff who have compiled the...More

Reviewed 27 December 2018 via mobile

When I visited in December after seeing it on Telly it was packed lots of people were mesmerised at the huge sculpture hung in the MinsterMore

Date of experience: December 2018
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Bessacarrman, Churchwarden at Minster Church of St George - Doncaster, responded to this reviewResponded 29 December 2018

We are pleased to say that over 16,000 people visited the Minster to see the Museum of the Moon, created by Luke Jerram and brought to Doncaster Minster by Right Up Our Street, the arts organisation which had secured Arts Council Funding to make it...More

Reviewed 10 December 2018

I went to Midnight Service on Christmas Even here some years ago; a freezing cold evening but the service and atmosphere was magical. Very traditional and unforgettable. Magnificent stained glass windows too ! Even for the non-churchgoer, this is a treat to visit.More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Bessacarrman, Churchwarden at Minster Church of St George - Doncaster, responded to this reviewResponded 12 December 2018

Thank you for your lovely comments. We still have the breathtaking architecture and magnificent stained glass windows for you to enjoy! We can assure you a warm welcome on Christmas Eve for the Service of Nine Lessons and Carols at 3pm and the Midnight Mass...More

Reviewed 4 December 2018

A visit to the town centre minister to see the wonderful moon exhibition, I had forgotten how lovely this church is as I have attended several weddings over the years. It was very busy as the exhibition was on its last day ,but we still...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Bessacarrman, Churchwarden at Minster Church of St George - Doncaster, responded to this reviewResponded 6 December 2018

We are so pleased that you were able to visit Doncaster Minster and see the wonderful Museum of the Moon brought to us by Right Up Our Street, the local arts organisation. Over 16,000 visitors attended the exhibition during the week and many people found...More

Reviewed 24 November 2018 via mobile

Work colleagues urged me to see the huge illuminated moon hovering in the centre of the Minster and I was not disappointed by this fabulous display. It was busy but this did not detract from the experience. Proud to see this world travelling installation in...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Bessacarrman, Churchwarden at Minster Church of St George - Doncaster, responded to this reviewResponded 25 November 2018

We are so pleased that you enjoyed your visit to Doncaster minster to see the fabulous Museum of the Moon created by Luke Jerram and brought to Doncaster by Right Up Our Street, a far-sighted organisation in Doncaster which is dedicated to bringing great art...More

Reviewed 13 November 2018

Beautiful building in the centre of town where you can take a few minutes of peace amidst the hustle and bustle.A friendly lady chatted and welcomed us.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 21 October 2018

My Mother and Father got married here back in the fifties. Whenever I return to Doncaster I always make a point of calling in to visualise that wonderful day for my parents.More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Bessacarrman, Churchwarden at Minster Church of St George - Doncaster, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2018

We always feel privileged when somebody gets married at the Minster and try and make it a very special day for them. After all, it is a day they will remember for the rest of their lives and your parents obviously passed on something to...More

Reviewed 7 October 2018

Spent a nice calm hour in the Minster on a busy Saturday. Always try to find a Church to light a candle for loved ones when away from home. The Minster is just so beautiful inside and out. We were very lucky as a young...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Bessacarrman, Churchwarden at Minster Church of St George - Doncaster, responded to this reviewResponded 12 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words about the Minster and for paying us a visit. We feel privileged to be able to share the Minster with so many visitors. The young lady playing the organ would be our talented organ scholar who accompanies the choir...More

Reviewed 6 September 2018

A beautiful Minster but as I am slightly deaf could not hear a word of the Service,I would have appreciated If I could have enjoyed the service by hearing the service.More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Bessacarrman, Churchwarden at Minster Church of St George - Doncaster, responded to this reviewResponded 10 September 2018

It is sad that you struggled to hear - particularly at a funeral service. The Minster is such a vast space that we employ our public address system at all services and events. A hearing loop (sometimes called an audio induction loop) is also installed...More

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edwardbear80
9 July 2018|
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Response from Bessacarrman | Property representative |
Thank you for your donation. All income from both donations and photography permits supports the running costs of Doncaster Minster which operates a deficit budget currently. We welcome all forms of support in our efforts to... More
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KatrinaS1504
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Response from Bessacarrman | Property representative |
Doncaster Minster is part of the Church of England. We offer a welcome to all who might want to visit to view the building, take some time out of a busy day, to offer a quiet prayer and light a candle or worship with us.
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