We offer the following tours to individual and family visitors. If you are visiting the museum as a group, please see our Groups page
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Award-winning tours return in 2022!
Come on a spotlight tour with one of our team, who will introduce some of the key exhibits in our main gallery. First introduced in May 2019, these free 15-20 minute tours put one or more panels in the 'spotlight' enabling visitors to have a deeper engagement with the museum’s collection.
Spotlight Tours take place at 2:30pm, twice a week between 20 April 2022 and 29 October 2022 on:
● Wednesdays, 2:30pm
● Saturdays, 2:30pm
Spotlight Tours are free with paying admission (individuals only; no groups). No advance booking necessary.
The Stained Glass Museum's Spotlight Tours received an award at the inaugural Museums in Cambridgeshire Awards 2019 in the ‘New for You’ award category. The award was presented to staff at the Museum of Zoology on Monday 4 November 2019.
Representatives from The Stained Glass Museum with their MiC award for the Spotlight Tours
Spotlight tours are back for 2022
Tuesday -Saturday 10:00am – 5:00pm (last admission 4:30pm)
Winter (1 November – 31 March)
Tuesday -Saturday 10:00am – 4:00pm (last admission 3:30pm)
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Sat, 23 Sep Fabulous Feathers Art Workshop with Jane Fellows
Join local artist, Jane Fellows as she takes you on a brief tour of our museum gallery, encouraging you to notice the various shapes, patterns and use of feathers in our collection of stained glass, old and new. Using this as a starting point you will learn how to create stunning gel plates in various colours, adding feathers and rock salt to reproduce their delicate forms and textures. Printing on to tissue paper to achieve a transparent effect, you’ll have an opportunity to make your final designs into vibrant greetings cards and prints to take home.details...
Wed, 04 Oct Autumn Talk: Powell & Sons' opus sectile: innovation in glass mosaics, 1860s-1890sdetails...
Fri, 06 Oct Glass Painting Workshop with Derek Hunt
Create your own stained glass with expert tuition in the historic art of glass paintingdetails...