Kettle’s Yard

Kettle’s Yard is the University of Cambridge’s modern and contemporary art gallery.

Kettle’s Yard is a beautiful house with a remarkable collection of modern art and a gallery that hosts modern and contemporary art exhibitions.

Kettle’s Yard is open Tuesday – Sunday, 11am – 5pm.

The House at Kettle’s Yard contains a collection of paintings, drawings, sculpture and ceramics in what was the home of Jim Ede, once a curator at the Tate.

In the House visitors can sit in the chairs and enjoy the works of art which are displayed alongside natural objects such as shells and pebbles. The collection includes paintings by Ben and Winifred Nicholson, Christopher Wood, Alfred Wallis and David Jones and sculpture by Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth and Constantin Brancusi.

In February 2018, Kettle’s Yard reopened following a major redevelopment project to include a four-floor Education wing, new and improved exhibition galleries, a new entrance area and a café. 

There are activities, many of them free, throughout the year, see the website for the latest information.

Opening Times
House: Tuesday – Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays 12:00 – 17:00.

Gallery: Tuesday – Sunday & Bank Holiday Mondays 11:00 – 17:00.


Guided Tours & Groups
To arrange a group visit, or for further information, please call (01223) 748100 or email

A short walk from Cambridge city centre, just next to the Museum of Cambridge on Castle Street. There are regular buses from the train station to the city centre.

Kettle’s Yard, Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ

Tel: 01223 748100 

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