Experience St John's

The College is currently closed to tourists
The College will be open to tourists on the following dates:
  • Monday 18th of March -  Sunday 21st of April inclusive
  •  Monday 1st of July - Wednesday 2nd of October inclusive
  • Please note, there may be days when the College has to close at short notice. Information on those dates/times will be posted here as soon as that information is available.

 

College opening times

 

Opening times: 10am - 3:30pm. 

Chapel services information

Entry into St John's College is via the Great Gate which is located in St John's Street, Cambridge, CB2 1TP.

 

 

 

 

 

The Great Gate

Site Information

A visitor takes a photo of the College Chapel on his phone

 

The main visitor route is accessible to all except for entry into the Chapel by those using a wheelchair. A map indicating a route that is accessible for those visitors using a wheelchair to enter the Chapel via a ramped route is available from the main entrance.

Site information and risk assessment for groups

Access guide

Locations of Emergency Medical Equipment

Visitor information

      Tourism charges 2023/24

      • Adults - £12
      • Children (12-16) - £6
      • Senior Citizens - £6
      • Students - £6
      • If the Chapel is closed - £6
      • Cambridge residents with proof of residency
      •  All commercial groups of 5 or more people that wish to visit the College, will need to be led by a qualified guide. These guides who are members of the Society of Cambridge Tourist Guides will be provided by Cantab Tours. There is a discounted group booking rate of £6 per person. Booking enquiries should be directed here.
      • The College only accepts payments by debit/credit card. Payments by cash are not accepted. 
       
      Permitted visitors (no charge) between 10am and 3:30pm
      • St John's alumni and their guests
      • Cambridge University card holders (including two guests)
      • CAMCard holders (including two guests)
      • Prospective students and their guests
      • Attendees at Chapel services
      • Attendees at other events in College