The Stained Glass Museum is the only museum dedicated to the art of stained glass in the UK. The museum's collections encompass stained glass panels, preparatory drawings, tools and materials related to the art of stained glass. It offers a unique insight into the fascinating history of stained glass, an art-form that has been practised in Britain for at least thirteen hundred years.

Our Vision

The national centre for enjoying and understanding stained glass through storytelling, creativity and research.

Our Mission

To share with everyone the cultural and artistic importance of stained glass.

History of the Museum
Visiting the Museum

Our Patron

Our Patron is His Royal Highness The former Prince of Wales


The Stained Glass Museum is governed by a Board of specialist Trustees, who bring a wealth of experience and expertise to the Museum.

The Stained Glass Museum is a Charitable Incorporated Organisation (CIO) (Charity No. 1169842) and holds Full Accredited status with the Arts Council (574).

Our Team

The Stained Glass Museum is managed by a full-time Director and Curator and a small team of part-time staff, assisted by volunteers.

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