Opening Hours

In line with current Government guidance, Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery will be temporarily closed from 5 November.

Access Information & Contact Us

Find access information here. 

+44 (0)1223 748 100
mail@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk

 

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Coronavirus Temporary Closure

Please note that in line with current government guidance, Kettle’s Yard House and Gallery will be temporarily closed from 5 November. Whilst we are closed we remain very much open online. We will continue to engage with our audiences and communities using our digital channels. Please keep looking on our website and find us on InstagramTwitterFacebook and YouTube. Our online shop is still open, and we will be operating a click and collect service.

Please note if you book tickets for after the 2 December this will be subject to change following the latest government guidance.

The Collection

The permanent collection is in the House at Kettle’s Yard. The exhibition is in the galleries. If you wish to visit the House you must book a House and Exhibition combined ticket. If you only wish to visit the exhibition, book an Exhibition ticket.

Exhibition Only Tickets

This ticket does not allow entry into the House. If you would like to visit the House as well, please book a House and Exhibition Combined Ticket.

Your ticket covers one person, please book enough tickets for your party. There will be up to sixteen visitors per entry slot.

If you have any difficulty using the ticket booking system please email mail@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk or call us on +44 (0)1223 748 100. We will aim to respond as soon as possible but please note the telephone line and email inbox are manned intermittently at the weekends.

Book an Exhibition Only Ticket here

House and Exhibition Combined Tickets

If you wish to visit the House, you will need to book a House and Exhibition Combined ticket.

Please book one ticket per household of up to four visitors. For example, if you are a couple you will only need to book one ticket. If you are a household of five to eight people, you will need to book two tickets.

There will be up to eight visitors per entry slot, from a maximum of two households.

You will be taken through the House, with each visit lasting 40 minutes. You will then be taken to the galleries, where there is no time limit on your visit.

Please note last entry to the House is at 4.20pm.

You can pre-download interpretation and a list of works for Alfred Wallis Rediscovered here.

If you have any difficulty using the ticket booking system please email mail@kettlesyard.cam.ac.uk or call us on +44 (0)1223 748 100. We will aim to respond as soon as possible but please note the telephone line and email inbox are manned intermittently at the weekends.

Book a House and Exhibition Combined Ticket

Visiting Kettle’s Yard

We are looking forward to welcoming you to Kettle’s Yard. You will need a free, timed ticket to visit the House and the galleries. The shop and café are free to visit with no tickets needed, but you may be asked to queue if it is busy.

Find out more about visiting Kettle’s Yard safely here.

If tickets to the combined ticket to the House and exhibition are fully booked, please keep checking back here in case of cancellations.

PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR BOOKED SLOT. There is a high demand for tickets to the House. If you arrive late we cannot guarantee entry to the House and your place may be given to someone else.

Important information for your visit to the House and galleries

  • PLEASE ARRIVE AT LEAST 5 MINUTES BEFORE YOUR BOOKED SLOT. There is a high demand for tickets to the House. If you arrive late we cannot guarantee entry to the House and your place may be given to someone else.
  • If you are not well please stay at home and cancel you ticket so that it can be made available to someone else
  • Hand sanitiser will be available throughout your visit.
  • In keeping with government advice you must wear a face mask or face covering when visiting Kettle’s Yard, unless you are exempt. You can find out more about exemptions here.
  • Due to conservation and security reasons, no bags, including handbags, or large coats are allowed in the House. Please leave bags at home where possible. If you do bring a bag it will be kept behind the desk until your House visit is complete.
  • Please note that the House is not fully wheelchair accessible. For access information please visit our access page online or call 01223 748100.
  • There is a virtual tour of the House available online here.
  • No food or drink are allowed in the House and galleries.
  • Photography is encouraged but we ask that you do not use flash. Commercial photography and filming is not allowed unless advance permission is given.
  • Children who will be carried do not need a ticket. Please note that the House is not suitable for buggies.

Support Us

Thank you to all those who have already donated. Entrance is free, and if you haven’t already and are able, we strongly urge you to give a donation. It will help us through this difficult time and beyond. You can read more about why we need your donations here.