Admission and opening times


Opening times

Please check the Chapel closures page before you visit.

These are the College term dates:

    3 October - 1 December 2016
    17 January - 17 March 2017
    25 April - 18 June 2017
    27 June - 9 July 2017
    30 September - 2 December 2017

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 Monday 6 February, Monday 20 February, Wednesday 8 March, Friday 7 April and Friday 21 April.

For term dates beyond December 2016 see the main Cambridge University website.  

Where to enter

From 1st November 2016: after buying your ticket from The Visitor Centre, please enter through the main gate opposite the Visitor Centre.

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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