Admission and opening times


King's Guided Tours

Tours of the Chapel led by a Green or Blue Badge Guide are available:

Saturdays only at 11 am and 12 noon - 22 April, 29 April, 6 May, 13 May, 20 May, 27 May, 3 June, 10 June, 24 June (NB: no tour on Saturday 17 June)

Tours cost an additional £6 per person (£4 for students) and can only be purchased with an admission ticket eg. admission ticket £9 plus tour ticket £6 = £15 Tickets should be purchased on the day from the King's College Visitor Centre.

Tours last approximately 45 minutes.

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 Friday 7 April and Friday 21 April.

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

Where to enter

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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