Welcome to Cambridge, home to more than 20,000 students from all walks of life and all corners of the world. Cambridge is rich in cultural diversity. You will find beautiful University and College buildings, museums and art galleries, extensive gardens and punts on the River Cam. A unique city centre small enough to explore on foot, and just a short walk from the train station.

Things to see and do at the University of Cambridge

The University of Cambridge encourages visitors to wear face coverings whilst enjoying our indoor spaces. Some buildings and facilities continue to operate free ticketing and reduced visitor numbers to ensure safe social distancing. Cambridge University Libraries are providing a blend of online, zero-contact and in-person services. Before you travel, check ahead to see if you need to book in advance.

You can find more information, including opening times and fees, at the following websites:

Information for prospective students

If you are thinking about applying to study at Cambridge, our open days and events offer opportunities to get a feel for the city and the University. You can find out more about admissions procedures, courses, facilities, student life within the collegiate University and ask any questions you might have.

Discover undergraduate open days and events

Find out more about Postgraduate visits and Open Day

Public events

See events open to the public, including the virtual ones, on our What's On website.

Discover our collections online

Disabled access

The University works in collaboration with AccesAble to enhance the existing provision of information on accessibility and the University estate for visitors.

These guides provide an excellent and accurate provision of information related to access and should prove a helpful resource for anyone wishing to study at or work at the University of Cambridge, or for those visiting the University and the city.

Find an accessibility guide