Experience St John's

  • The College is currently open to tourists from 10am - 3pm each day (see below for more detail.)

  • The College will be closed to tourists from 14th of January until Monday 20th March, 2023.

College opening times


Opening times: 10am-3pm. See below for charges and exemptions.

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.

Visiting St John's - site information and additional information for group leaders

Access guide

Map of first aid and medical equipment

Visitor charges and exemptions

Visitor charges
  • Adults - £11
  • Children (12-16) - £6
  • Senior Citizens - £6
  • Students - £6
  •  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.
  • St John's alumni and their guests
  • Cambridge University card holders (including two guests)
  • CAMCard holders (including two guests)
  • Prospective students and their guests
  • Visitors to Chapel services
  • Residents of Cambridge (with proof of residency)