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Climb Our Tower

Come experience our world-famous panoramic views of Cambridge! Climb the 123 steps of the University Church tower and enjoy a 360° view on our newly-refurbished outdoor viewing platform. 


Tickets for the tower are £6 for adults and £4 for children (age 5-16), £16 for a family ticket (2 adults + 2 children). Under-5s go free. Tickets are for sale in our gift shop. Reservations are not required, and the last entry is half an hour before closing time. 

And when you post your panoramic pictures, be sure to tag us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram at @greatstmarys


 Sunday 24th September: please note the Church, Tower and Shop will be closing at 3pm



  • Shop & Tower: Monday–Saturday 10.00am-6.00pm (last entry to tower at 5.30pm); Sunday 12 noon–5pm (last entry to tower at 4.15pm). Sunday varies depending on service times, please check. The last Tower entry is 30-45 minutes before closing.

  • Bank Holiday Monday 28th August:  Church, Shop and Tower open 11 am to 6 pm (last Tower ticket at 5.30pm) 

  • Michaelhouse Café: Monday to Saturday 9am-5pm; Sunday 12noon-4pm. Hot food served until 3pm.


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