Due to the government guidance on social distancing, all organised group bookings will continue to be postponed until at least July 2021.
If you'd like to visit The Stained Glass Museum as a group, please contact us in advance. Download Group Booking Form
Group Admission prices
For groups of children and young people please see our Learning page
As the main gallery is narrow, in order to protect the collection and enable you to have the best visit possible, we can only accommodate groups of 15 (maximum) at one time. We request that larger groups are split into smaller groups of up to 15. Entrance to the Stained Glass Museum can be staggered. If you are combining your visit with another attraction in Ely, such as Ely Cathedral, Ely Museum, or Oliver Cromwell House, groups can be split.
Guided Tours for Groups
Due to the government guidance on social distancing, we are unable to conduct guided tours for groups at the moment.
Guided Tours for groups (maximum 15 persons in one group) are available via prior arrangement, and can greatly enhance your visit to the Museum. Please note that additional tour fees apply. We aim to make your visit as enjoyable as possible by understanding your requirements and catering for your needs.
For more information, download our Group Booking Form and Group Visits Information
Group visit safeguarding information: Safeguarding
Please call us on 01353 660347 to discuss how you would like us to run your visit (Monday to Saturday 10.30am to 5pm, Sunday 12pm-4.30pm).
Download a Group Booking Form
What we offer
● Friends of the Museum and Art Fund members go free
● Groups are divided into small intimate tours
● Optional guided tours(pre-booked only), Monday-Saturday (tour fees apply)
● Special Curatorial tours (pre-booked only), Monday-Friday led by the Curator and (where available) including the reserve collection (tour fees apply)
● Unguided visits throughout the week
Make a day of it
The Museum is located inside Ely Cathedral and there is plenty to do in the building to fill a day’s itinerary. Nearby attractions include Ely Museum, Babylon Gallery and Oliver Cromwell’s House (all within walking distance). The Museum is also a 15 minute train ride, or 30 minutes drive from Cambridge, and can easily be combined with a visit to one of Cambridge’s many attractions.
Have a break
Although the museum does not have a café, Ely Cathedral’s Refectory Café is located within the building. The Almonry Restaurant located in the Cathedral grounds is also very close. There are a number of coffee shops and cafés in the city, within 5-10 minute walking distance.
For enquiries please contact our Learning Officer by email or telephone 01353 660347
Photography is permitted in the main gallery for personal use only, providing that you adhere to the stipulations outlined in our Photography Policy.
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