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CATHEDRAL MUSEUM - Portico of Glory

La Fundación Catedral de Santiago, following recommendations from the authorities, has decided to suspend all activities and to close temporarily, since 15 november until further notice. We apologize for the inconveniences this decision may cause

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Up to a maximum of 25 tickets per purchase

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  • From Wednesday to Sunday: 11:00 - 14:00.
  • Box office and admission to the Museum close 30 minutes earlier.

Dates closed in 2020

  • 1 January
  • 6 January
  • 25 July
  • 25 December
  • In addition to the planned closings, there may be additional closings motivated by the holding of official acts.

Duration of the visit

  • (Pórtico de la Gloria y Palacio de Gelmírez) Approximate duration of the visit: 45 minutes.
  • (Museo - Colección permanente) Approximate duration of the visit: 60 minutes.

If you have purchased a complete visit ticket to the Cathedral Museum (Pórtico de la Gloria + permanent Collection), you can visit the permanent Collection at any time of the day, regardless of the time you have reserved for the visit to the Pórtico de la Glory. The time of access to the Portico marked on the entrance ticket is approximate and could undergo certain variations depending on demand.

During the Covid-19 crisis, for public access to all the spaces that can be visited, the limits of capacity and social distance must be taken into account, as well as other recommendations of the health authorities, all of which may condition the routes and mark waiting times, at specific moments, in the access to certain spaces of the Museum.



Individual Admission (Pórtico de la Gloria + Museo Colección permanente, Palacio de Gelmírez y exposiciones temporales)

Please note the Museum's opening and closing times. The selected visit time corresponds to the access to the Pórtico de la Gloria (capacity limited to 25 people at a time). The permanent Museum-Collection can be visited before or after the Portico throughout the daily opening hours (average duration: 60 minutes).

Basic Admission 12 €
  • Visitors that cannot benefit from the reduced or free admission.
Reduced Admission 10 €
  • Individual members of large families with accreditation by the Official Family Book.
  • Persons in legal situation of unemployment that accredit this circumstance by means of Employment Demand Card or equivalent document issued by the competent organisation.
  • Students
  • Accredited Pilgrims
  • Persons over 65 years of age
Under 12 years old 2 €
  • Children under 12 accompanied by their parents or dependent adults
Free Admission 0 €
  • Priests, men and women religious
  • ICOM members

The interactive audio-guided visit is included in the price of the visit to the Portico. To do this, download the app available for iOS and Android or access the web http://Catedraldesantiago.es/visitaportico/ and enter the sales locator that appears on your ticket.

The use of headphones is mandatory for mobile devices (free disposable units available in the Museum's reception areas, compatible with Android devices)

Group Admission

During the Covid-19 crisis, the maximum capacity in all Museum spaces will be 25 people at a time in each room (it may be limited in certain rooms)

If more than 25 tickets are purchased (up to a maximum of 50), the group will have to divide so as not to exceed the capacity limit

The maximum duration of each group's stay at the Pórtico de la Gloria will be 20 minutes.

For group consideration, a minimum of 20 tickets must be purchased for each available schedule.

Tourist (Professionals)
  • Complete (Museum - Permanent Collection + Pórtico de la Gloria - Palacio de Gelmírez) 10 €
  • Pórtico de la Gloria - Gelmírez Palace 8 €
  • To request the visit and rate please contact soporte@entradascatedraldesantiago.es

Books and audioguides

Interactive audioguide 4 €
  • Download now the audio guide of the Museum, the Cathedral and the Portico de la Gloria. Download audioguide
Interactive audioguide

Book guide of Museum 5 €
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Book guide of Pórtico 5 €
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Visit Brochure

Use the following link to download the brochure of the visit to the Pórtico:

 Pórtico de la Gloria visit brochure


Getting there

Address: Praza do Obradoiro, s/n, 15704 Santiago de Compostela, A Coruña


The phones displayed on Google Maps may not match the official ticketing phone.

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Access to the Pórtico

Ticket office Pazo de Xelmírez


  • Check in Pazo de Xelmírez
  • Sala Armas
  • Gallery of Maximilian of Austria
  • Hall of Ceremonies
  • Espacio Maestro Mateo
  • Pórtico de la Gloria
  • Kitchen
  • Manrique Room
  • Patio
  • Exit Pazo de Xelmírez

Due to works in the Cathedral, wheelchair access is not possible. Sorry for the inconvenience.

In individual visits, you can not visit with your own guide. The visit is made exclusively with guides from the Santiago Cathedral Foundation.

Access with animals is not allowed, except for guide dogs

You must be at the ticket office 10 minutes before the time of the visit

During the visit to the Cathedral Museum it will be mandatory to wear a mask, maintain social distance, follow the indications of the information panels and the Museum staff; and other recommendations of the health authorities. Hydroalcoholic solutions for hand washing are available at the entrances to the Museum.

If you have a ticket to the Cathedral Museum or to the Portico de la Gloria, the visit to the Museum of Santa María La Real de Sar is free, presenting this ticket. (Temporarily closed until further notice)