Stonyhurst College is open to the public at limited times of the year for guided tours of the College, and entry to the Old Chapel Museum. Visitors are given the opportunity to see the various chapels and historic rooms within the building.

This includes former pupil, Arthur Conan Doyle’s school desk, the Great Hall with portraits of the seven former pupils awarded the Victoria Cross and the table Oliver Cromwell slept on the night before the Battle of Preston in 1648.

The tour will also give an insight into the daily of life of Stonyhurst pupils, past and present.

2019 Opening Dates:

Saturday 6th and Sunday 7th April 2019

Tours of the College must be pre-booked and paid in advance and tours will run at set times, including:

10.30 am

11.30 am

12.30 pm

1.30 pm

Tours run for approx. 1 hours and 15 minutes, followed by entry to the Museum.


Adult £12.50
Concession £11.00
Child (under 12) £8.00
Museum Entry Only £5.00


  • Parking onsite
  • Café facilities
  • Limited disabled access

To Book

Please contact a member of the Events Team on 01254 827014 or email

Please note that due to the nature of a Grade 1 listed building, no disabled access is provided and the tour route incorporates access to different levels using stairs. Limited seating available.