Admission and opening times


Guided tours of King's College Chapel

You can upgrade your entry ticket at the King's College Visitor Centre to include a guided tour of the Chapel with a qualified Cambridge City Guide.

Adults £6 (Entry ticket £9 + tour £6 = £15)

Students and Children £4 (Entry ticket £6 + tour £4 = £10)

Tours are available at 11am and 12 noon on Saturdays 12, 19, 26 of May and 2 ,9, 23 and 30 of June (Please note - no tours on 16th June)

Please contact for further details.

Opening times

Please check the Chapel closures page before you visit.

These are the College term dates:

    16 January - 16 March 2018
    24 April - 15 June 2018
    2 October - 30 November 2018

During College terms these are the opening times:

Monday to Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm

Saturday 9.30am - 3.15pm

Sunday 1.15pm - 2.30pm

At all other times these are the opening times:

Monday to Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm

(Except during December and January when the Chapel closes at 3.30pm)

Important note: The Chapel is occasionally closed because of recordings, concerts and private ceremonies. Please check the Chapel closures page before you visit. During the Easter Term (April - June), which is the examination period in Cambridge, the grounds are closed to the public but you can still visit the Chapel. 

Visitors will have 30 minutes from the last entry time shown before the Chapel is closed.

Organ Tuning takes place regularly in the Chapel. The next scheduled dates are: 30 January,19 and 26 February, 9 and 28 March 2018

For term dates beyond December 2018 see the main Cambridge University website.  

Where to enter

Winter (1 November to mid March) Please enter via the front gate on King's Parade.

Summer (mid March to end October) Please enter the Chapel at the North entrance. This can be accessed via Senate House Passage.

Wheelchair access

There is a ramp at the South Porch of the Chapel, and the grounds have level paths of flagstones or shingle. If you need any help please ask a member of staff.

Local residents

See Residents' cards.


If you require further information or wish to make a group booking, please contact the Visitors Office:

Please note office open 9am - 5pm Monday to Friday only.

Tel: (+44) (0)1223 331212

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