Temporary Closure

Following the latest Government guidance, Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery is temporarily closed to help protect visitors, staff and the wider community.  If you have booked a ticket for a future date we will be in touch as soon as the situation is clear.

Opening Hours

House, galleries, café and shop:

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: Closed
Wednesday: Closed
Thursday: Closed
Friday: Closed
Saturday: Closed
Sunday: Closed

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+44 (0)1223 748 100


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9 April 2016, 11am-4pm
Maxwell Building

Open Day

Join us for tours of the Maxwell Centre and art exhibition Into boundless space I leap, talks by artists and scientists and live performances of a new dance and sound work by Wayne McGregor and Haroon Mirza.

To see the full schedule of events click here and please book here.

11am: the new Maxwell building and art exhibition Into boundless space I leap are open

From 11.30am: See the specially commissioned live dance and sound work by leading choreographer Wayne McGregor and artist Haroon Mirza at regular intervals throughout the day

11.45am-3.30pm: Drop in 20 minute tours (sign up on the day)
– New cutting edge science laboratory spaces, led by Dr Nalin Patel
– Architecture of the Maxwell Centre, led by architect Jess Mailey
– The Cavendish Museum

From 12pm: 3D printing demonstrations and drop in workshops, led by Richard Bowman

12.30-1.30pm: Bite-size talks. Scientists, curators and artists will give a snapshot of their projects in 8 minutes with an opportunity to meet the speakers and ask your questions afterwards

2.30-3.30pm: Bite-size talks. Hear scientists, curators and artists giving a snapshot of their projects in 8 minutes with an opportunity to meet the speakers and ask your questions afterwards

To book for the evening panel discussion click here.

Refreshments will be available throughout the day, with grilled ciabattas from Tin Kitchen and freshly brewed coffee by Beanissimo.

How to get there & parking

The Maxwell Centre is a ten minute cycle ride or a 35 minute walk from the city centre and is on the Citi 4 bus route, the bus stops on JJ Thomson Avenue.

We recommend the blue route if you are walking or cycling:

Free parking is available in Car Park 8 at the end of Charles Babbage Road. Parking is also available at Madingley Road Park and Ride, which is a ten minute walk away.