Admission Prices, Directions & Opening Times

Admission Prices

Adults £ 5.20
Children (6-16 years) £ 3.50
Family (2 adults & 3 children under 16) £ 14.00

The Cromwell Quest (augemeted reality, family trail)  £5 in addition to normal admission fee


Admission includes free audio handset. For group prices please visit the Groups page. We also operate a Residents Scheme, please enquire for more information



** Temporary Opening Times** 


Shop and Tourist Information Centre Thursday - Sunday 10am - 3pm. Closed for lunch 12-12.30. Oliver Cromwell's House tours Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Maximum 6 people in house, all covid secure and certified 'Good To Go' by Visit England. No Timed tours, one way system. Open 10 am, last admission 2pm. Closed for lumch 12-12.30pm. Cashless payments only at front desk.


Please note, this is a temporary measure, and we hope to resume to the hours below as soon as possible.


Summer Hours:

1st April to 31st October - 10am to 5pm daily including Bank Holidays. 


Winter Hours:

1st November to 31st March - 11 am to 4 pm daily. 


Closed Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year's Day.


Last admission to the House is one hour before closing. 


Please note that on occasions, due to large group visits, there may be delays to public admissions and in exceptional circumstances Oliver Cromwell's House may be closed.


Please contact us in advance if you have any concerns.





Oliver Cromwell's House
29 St Mary's Street,
Ely, Cambridgeshire,



By Car

Oliver Cromwell’s House, Ely is only 12 miles from Cambridge and is accessible via the A10 or A14. Unfortunately Oliver Cromwell’s House has no parking facilities. Ely has a variety of free long stay and short stay car parks.  Please click here for detailed map.


By Rail

Ely boasts direct connections to London King's Cross, Norwich, Cambridge, the Midlands and Stansted Airport. Upon arrival it is then only a 15 minute walk to Oliver Cromwell’s House.


By Bus

Stagecoach offers a network of frequent and reliable buses, which provide excellent access to all parts of Ely with bus stops within walking distance of Oliver Cromwell’s House.

For further information see here or for the Bus Timetable call 0871 200 2233


By Air

The area is best served by Stansted airport but Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and East Midlands are all within reach by road and rail. Nearby Cambridge also has its own airport.


By Sea

Cross the channel by ferry or Eurostar.