Admission and opening times


Opening times

Please check the Chapel closures page before you visit.

Time of year Day Opening times

During College terms:

  • 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
Monday to Friday 9.30am - 3.30pm
Saturday 9.30am - 3.15pm
Sunday 1.15pm - 2.30pm

Out of term

Monday to Sunday 9.30am - 4.30pm
except Dec-Jan 9.30am - 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 Wednesday 19 October, Monday 7 November and Monday 14 November.

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

Where to enter

After buying your ticket from The Visitor Centre, please enter through the North gate of the Chapel (see map below)

Map of the College showing the route from The Shop at King's to the North Gate

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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