THE STAINED GLASS MUSEUM
Now open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10am-3.30pm
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Ely Cathedral + Stained Glass Museum
Our team at The Stained Glass Museum have discussed the government’s easing of restrictions, and have decided that from Monday 19 July all our existing safety measures will remain in place, including the wearing of facemasks (unless exempt). To find out more about changes we have made to the museum, and any additional safety measures we have put in place during the pandemic, please read our guidance for visitors and Visiting FAQ pages
A national collection of stained glass from across Britain and Europe
The Stained Glass Museum, located in Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, has an inspirational collection of stained glass, from medieval to modern.
Discover the illuminating art of stained glass - a tradition which has been practised for more than 1,000 years.
Learn about the making of stained glass and the materials and techniques developed by artists and craftsmen through the ages.
Be inspired by beautiful examples in the gothic, renaissance, pictorial, Pre-Raphaelite, Arts and Crafts, modern and contemporary styles.
Explore a Unique Collection
The Stained Glass Museum's collection spans more than 800 years, from the medieval period to the present day.
Our museum is located in the upper levels of Ely Cathedral, a Grade-I listed medieval building. Over 125 original stained glass windows from across the UK and Europe are displayed in our main gallery.
Here, you can experience the art of stained glass up-close and enjoy a fascinating variety of images in both historic and modern styles.
Open all year round, learn about this unique craft with all the family.
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Children under 16 free
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Wed, 02 Dec 'Tinker, Tailor...' Exhibition
Temporary exhibition - new works by Rachel Mulligan inspired by covid-19details...
Tue, 03 Aug SG Mini Mornings - Desert Island
Storytelling and Craft Session for 3-6 year olds.details...
Tue, 17 Aug Children's Glass Fusing: Level 1
Suitable for beginners, this workshop focuses on learning how to cut glass to create your own kiln-fired artwork.details...
Tue, 17 Aug Family Fusing
An inter-generational introduction to glass fusing. You and your child will work side-by-side to each create your own unique pieces of kiln-fired art.details...