THE STAINED GLASS MUSEUM


The Stained Glass Museum is currently closed


The Stained Glass Museum has now closed its doors until at least the 2nd December as we enter a second nationwide lockdown.

This is the second time the museum has had to close this year. Though, despite this closure of our gallery, we will continue to connect with audiences around the world via social media and intend to reopen as soon as we can!

Since we rely on the income we make from admissions, events, workshops, and shop sales to care for our collection and pay our staff, it has been an extremely challenging time for us. We have been fortunate to benefit from a number of emergency grants, but had not anticipated a second closure so soon.

There are several ways you can support us from a distance during these challenging times, by making an online donation or purchase, or joining our Friends organisation.

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A national collection of stained glass from across Britain and Europe



The Stained Glass Museum, located in Ely Cathedral, Cambridgeshire, has an inspirational collection of stained glass, from medieval to modern.

History Illuminated


Discover the illuminating art of stained glass - a tradition which has been practised for more than 1,000 years.

Learn about the making of stained glass and the materials and techniques developed by artists and craftsmen through the ages.

Be inspired by beautiful examples in the gothic, renaissance, pictorial, Pre-Raphaelite, Arts and Crafts, modern and contemporary styles.

Explore a Unique Collection


The Stained Glass Museum's collection spans more than 800 years, from the medieval period to the present day.

Our museum is located in the upper levels of Ely Cathedral, a Grade-I listed medieval building. Over 125 original stained glass windows from across the UK and Europe are displayed in our main gallery.

Here, you can experience the art of stained glass up-close and enjoy a fascinating variety of images in both historic and modern styles.

Open all year round, learn about this unique craft with all the family.

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The Museum is currently closed due to a national lockdown

ADMISSION PRICES

Adults £4.50
Children under 16 free


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The Stained Glass Museum is an independent accredited museum and registered charity no. 1169842.

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