THE STAINED GLASS MUSEUM
Now open Tuesdays-Saturdays, 10am-3.30pm
Stained Glass Museum only
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.
Children under 16 free
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Fri, 17 Sep British Society of Master Glass Painters Centenary Exhibition
A touring exhibition of contemporary stained glass panels to celebrate the Centenary of the British Society of Master Glass Painters (BSMGP), founded in 1921.details...
Wed, 29 Sep Kehinde Wiley's Stained Glass Art
Online talk by Stained Glass Museum Curator Jasmine Allendetails...
Fri, 01 Oct Glass Painting Workshop
Create your own stained glass with expert tuition in the historic art of glass paintingdetails...
Wed, 06 Oct Dating Nathan: The Oldest Stained Glass Window in England?
Online talk by Dr Laura Ware Adlingtondetails...
Wed, 06 Oct SG Mini Mornings - Autumn Adventure
Storytelling and Craft Session aimed at Under 5details...
Sat, 09 Oct Patterned Portrait Stunners with Jane Fellows
Explore our collection and learn how to create stunning patterned figures using the gelli plate printing methoddetails...
Wed, 13 Oct Irish Stained Glass: from An Túr Gloine to the present day
Online talk by David Carondetails...
Fri, 22 Oct Ely Window Wanderland 2021
Ely's Window Wanderland is back! Help us create a family-friendly after-dark walking trail of glowing windows this October.details...