Your Visit

What the Visit Includes

The entry ticket is currently for the Chapel only, with entry and exit via the North Entrance at Trinity Lane (Clare Gate). Among the many facets of the Chapel you will see an exhibition of the history of the College, the world's largest fan vaulted ceiling and the Adoration of the Magi by Rubens. Access to the Grounds and the Xu Zhimo stone is temporarily prohibited until further notice.

Unless you book a guided tour, your visit will be self-guided. Free leaflets are available in 9 languages (English, French, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese, Polish, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese).

More information on guided tours can be found below.

Guided Tours

On certain days, we offer exclusive guided tours of the Chapel, led by a certified Cambridge City Blue Badge Guide.  These tours are 45 minutes each, and are currently limited to a maximum of 5 visitors per tour, plus your tour guide.

All tour dates and times will be published here when they are operating.

Tickets must be purchased in advance, and are non refundable.  Tickets are £16.00 per person, and can be purchased here.

Upcoming 2020 Guided Tour Dates
Date Tour 1 Tour 2 Tour 3 Tour 4 Tour 5 Tour 6

Tues 27th October

10.00am 11.00am 13.00pm 14.00pm - -
Weds 28th October  10.00am 11.00am 13.00pm 14.00pm - -
Thurs 29th October  10.00am 11.00am 13.00pm 14.00pm - -
Fri 30th October  10.00am 11.00am 13.00pm 14.00pm - -
Sat 31st October 10.30am 11.30am 11.45am 12.45pm 13.00pm 14.00pm

 

If you would like to organise a bespoke tour of the Chapel, please get in touch with us here.

Admission Prices

We are open for either self-guided visits, or guided tours with a certified Cambridge Blue Badge Guide.  Guided Tours are only on select days, and early booking is highly recommended.

Self Guided Visits:

Ticket Type (per person) Fee
Adult £10.00
Child (6-17yrs) £8.00
Child (5 and under) Free
Student (with valid ID) £8.00
Cambridge University Member Free
Annual Pass Holder Free
Resident's Card Holder Free

 

All tickets for visiting King's College Chapel must be purchased online

Guided Tours

Guided Tours are currently available on the following days:

Upcoming 2020 Guided Tour Dates
Date Tour 1 Tour 2 Tour 3 Tour 4 Tour 5 Tour 6

Tues 27th October

10.00am 11.00am 13.00pm 14.00pm - -
Weds 28th October  10.00am 11.00am 13.00pm 14.00pm - -
Thurs 29th October  10.00am 11.00am 13.00pm 14.00pm - -
Fri 30th October  10.00am 11.00am 13.00pm 14.00pm - -
Sat 31st October 10.30am 11.30am 11.45am 12.45pm 13.00pm 14.00pm

 

Tickets are £16.00 per person, and each tour is 45 minutes.  Guided tours are limited to five attendees and will be conducted by certified Cambridge city guides. Guides will wear a face visor, and will comply with all social distancing and hygiene measures.

 

Accessibility

To access the temporary disabled route wheelchairs or mobility scooters must not exceed 26 inches (66cm) in width. The temporary disabled access ramp has a weight limit of 300kgs or 660lbs.

We regret that wheelchairs and mobility scooters are not able to access the exhibition. 

Please see below for the Accessibility Guide.

Getting to King's

King's College is on King's Parade, in the centre of Cambridge. There is no public parking for cars or coaches at King's College.

Information about travelling to Cambridge can be found here.


 

COVID-19 Customer Charter

Thank you for your interest in visiting King's College Chapel. At present safety is our highest priority and the visit around the Chapel has been reviewed to minimise risk whilst not compromising your experience.

Please take a moment to read through our Customer Charter below so you know what to expect when visiting:

• If you are feeling unwell or have any of the following COVID-19 symptoms: a fever, a new and persistent cough or a loss of, or change to, your sense of smell or taste, please do not enter. Please do not put our students, staff, or other visitors at risk.

• Please remain in your visiting household group and keep children close.

• Please adhere to the government social distancing guidelines. We are allowing free movement once inside the Chapel, and have reduced hourly capacity to help make this possible.

• When walking through the exhibition area, we ask that you help to keep the flow of visitors moving. This area will be operated on a one way system, and we appreciate your support in ensuring visitors are able to flow freely through this area.

• Our team members are always available to help, but please observe social distancing.

• Hand hygiene is essential. Please make use of the hand sanitising stations located at the entrance and exit of the Chapel.

• Make a conscious effort to ensure you and all members of your group avoid touching hard surfaces where possible.

• Face coverings must be worn when visiting the Chapel. If you do not have one, they will be available free of charge at the entrance. Entry into the Chapel will not be permitted without a face covering on, unless you are medically exempt, or are under the age of 11.

• The entry ticket is for the Chapel only. Entry and Exit will be via the North Entrance at Trinity Lane (Clare Gate). Access to the Grounds and the Xu Zhimo stone is temporarily prohibited until further notice.

• The Chapel will be closed for 45 minutes during the day to allow for a midday clean.

In order to control capacity all tickets must be purchased online directly through our website
The Chapel Fund
Where can I buy tickets? Can we attend Evensong? Do you welcome group visits? Read our frequently-asked questions.
King's is occasionally closed to visitors so please do check the opening times calendar before you plan to visit!
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From choir concerts to organ recitals, there are regular occasions to come and enjoy wonderful music at King's.
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Members of the public are warmly welcomed to join us for acts of worship including daily Evensong and sung Eucharist on Sundays.

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