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Ely Cathedral


Prices from 1 January 2020

For individuals and family groups




Cathedral and Tower Tour


Cathedral and Stained Glass Museum


Total Experience (Cathedral, Tower Tour,
Stained Glass Museum and free tea/coffee)


Children under 16 are admitted free of charge if visiting with parents/carers, unless part of an organised group.

Students in full time education within Cambridgeshire are also free to enter, unless part of an organised group.
Student Group bookings can be made by contacting our Groups and Visits Co-ordinator on 01353 660359 or by email: gro/lardehtacyle//stisiv


We have a small number of our own wheelchairs which are available during your visit. Please ask staff at the south door admissions desk. Standard charges apply for wheelchair users and carers' entrance is free.

You can exchange your sightseeing ticket for a free pass for the next 12 months. Ask at one of the Admission Desks before you leave.

There is no charge if you are attending a service, coming to the Cathedral specifically to pray, visiting on a Sunday, or before 9am and after 5pm.

We will never turn anyone away because they are unable or do not wish to pay. Please discuss this with a member of the Admissions team.

Online visitor tickets

Ely Cathedral Residents Pass - If you live in the CB6 or CB7 postal area you are entitled to a free pass to Ely Cathedral. Passes are issued from the Admissions Desks inside the Cathedral. Please bring proof of identity and proof of residence (e.g. a recent household bill/drivers licence/bank statement). The Residents Pass gives you free access to the ground floor of the Cathedral. This pass is valid for two years, is for the named individual only and non-transferable.

Ely Cathedral Parish Pass - Parish passes are available to everyone who is a member of the electoral roll of a church that is within the diocese of Ely. The passes are available for the named pass holder only and are not transferrable. Pass holders are entitled to free entry to the Cathedral. This is for standard admission only.

Ely Cathedral Parish Pass Application Form