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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 £7 for adults and £4.50 for individual accompanied children (age 5-16), £19 for a family ticket (2 adults + 2 children). Under-5s go free. Tickets are for sale in our gift shop. Reservations are not required for individuals, but groups of 10 or more should book in advance - specific rates apply. Please note the last entry to the tower is 30-45 minutes before closing time. 

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




  • Shop & Tower: Monday–Saturday 10.00am-5.00pm (last entry to tower at 4.30pm); Sunday 12 noon–3.30pm (last entry to tower at 3.15pm). Sunday varies depending on service times, please check. The last Tower entry is 30-45 minutes before closing.

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


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