THE STAINED GLASS MUSEUM
We are now reopen to visitors
The Stained Glass Museum is currently open to visitors Tuesday - Saturday, 10:30 - 15:30 with a number of safety measures in place.
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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.
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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Tuesday - Saturday: 10:30 - 15:30
Children under 16 free
Tweets by The Stained Glass Museum, Ely
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Thu, 22 Oct Portraiture in Victorian Stained Glass - Online lecture (webinar)
This lecture will explore the significance of this phenomenon photographic portraiture in Victorian stained glass.details...
Fri, 23 Oct Ely's first Window Wanderland
Calling all Residents of Ely – have fun by making an illuminated window display in your home and help us create Ely’s first Window Wanderland!details...
Wed, 28 Oct Conserving stained glass in the digital age - Leonie Séliger
“In the mind’s eye" - restoring historic stained glass in the digital age. Could we, and should we? - Online lecture (webinar) Online lecture (webinar) with Léonie Seliger, Director of the Stained Glass Conservation Department (Cathedral Studio), Canterbury Cathedral.details...
Sat, 31 Oct Copper Foiling Workshop
A copper foiling workshop with the artists Claire Hart and Tracy Chamberlaindetails...
Wed, 04 Nov In the Light of Modernity - Mel Howse Online lecture (webinar)
Online webinar with award-winning artist Mel Howsedetails...
Sat, 07 Nov Leading & Glazing Workshop
A leading & glazing workshop with the artist Claire Hartdetails...