Hereford Cathedral - Mappa Mundi and Chained Library Exhibition

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Hereford Cathedral 5 College Closters Cathedral Close

A visit to Hereford Cathedral would not be complete without a visit to the Mappa Mundi and Chained Library Exhibition. Step back in time and explore the cathedral's historic treasures and be inspired by the special displays of artefacts selected from our collections.

Further information

Opening Hours:

November-March Monday – Saturday 10 am – 4 pm April-October Monday – Saturday 10 am – 5 pm


Adult: £6 Concessions: £5 Large Family (2 adults and up to 3 children): £14 Medium Family (1 adult and 2 or 3 children): £10 Small Family (1 adult and 1 child): £8

Upcoming events:

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Facilities and services


  • Baby changing facilities
  • Cafeteria
  • Education facilities available
  • Facilities for private functions and events
  • Gardens open to public
  • Library
  • Library with public access
  • Reception and lunch facilities for educational groups
  • Refreshments
  • Research facilities for academics
  • Shop
  • Study facilities
  • Toilets for disabled
  • Wheelchair access to all public areas
  • Wheelchairs available for loan

Facilities information:

Full accessibility information can be found here:


  • Academic publications and resources available
  • Adult lectures and courses held
  • Braille information and/or interpretation
  • Brochure or leaflet available with directions to museum
  • Events and resources for children and families
  • Events/teaching/resources for people with disabilities
  • Foreign language leaflet or brochure available
  • General guide to collections available
  • Guided tours
  • Induction loops in exhibition spaces
  • Large print information and/or interpretation
  • Licensed for weddings
  • Member of staff available with responsibility for education
  • Pre-booking service for groups
  • Primary school education service available
  • Printed/audio-visual information available for schools
  • Secondary school education service available
  • Specialist publications on collections available
  • Teaching/resources available for HE/FE students

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