When are you open?

The Stained Glass Museum is open to visitors:
Summer (1 April – 31 October)
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)

Please check here for temporary closures.

Do I need to pre-book / buy tickets in advance?

If you are visiting The Stained Glass Museum only, tickets can be purchased in advance online from Art Tickets.
If you are visiting both Ely Cathedral and The Stained Glass Museum, we encourage you to buy a joint ticket in advance from Ely Cathedral.

Do I need to wear a face mask or face covering?

No you do not have to wear a mask to visit, however if you wish to wear one for personal safety please do so.

Are you restricting visitor numbers to the museum?

We may limit entry to the museum, and adopt a one in/one out policy at busy times, to avoid bottlenecks and queuing.

Is there somewhere to leave my bags?

We do not have lockers so please do not bring large bags or suitcases into the museum. Large bags are not permitted in the gallery.

Are dogs allowed into the museum?

Yes! Well behaved dogs are welcome to visit the museum, if they are on a lead and with their responsible owners.

Are audio guides or guided tours available?

Our audio guide, alongside lots more information and self guided tours, are available via our Free Digital Guide, available via Bloomberg Connects. Free public WiFi is available onsite. To find out more about booking a guided tours please contact the museum

Is your museum suitable for children and families?

Absolutely! Our gallery has an interactive light box, interactive activities throughout the gallery, as well as trails and activity sheets for our younger visitors. Find out more on our families page here

Can groups visit?

If you are planning to visit in a group of more than 8, please let us know in advance. Groups who would like a guided tours need to book in advance

Are you running glass workshops?

We have a number of practical glass Workshops for adults taking place during the spring-autumn, with a break over winter. Please check our What's On page for workshop dates, booking information and more up-to-date information.

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