Experience St John's

The College is currently open to visitors. There is building work on-going around the College, so please take extra care when moving around the site, and follow any safety instructions given.

College opening times

Opening times

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

College is open to visitors weekdays and weekends from 10am - last entry at 4pm. 





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

Admission fees
  • Adults - £11
  • Children (12-16) - £6
  • Senior Citizens - £6
  • Students - £6
  • Groups of more than five people must have a tour guide. To book a discounted group tour visit https://www.cantabtours.com/contact-us/  for a rate of £6 per person. 
  • No commercial groups are permitted at weekends during the summer months.
  • 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
  • Anglia Ruskin students (on production of their student card)
  • Cambridge residents (with proof of residency)