University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Curating Cambridge: our city, our stories, our stuff

20 October – 23 November 2014: Five weeks of fun and culture in Cambridge This autumn Cambridge comes alive with a five week festival of fun and creativity across the … Continue reading

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Beware of the Dragon

Reports and sightings have confirmed that there are still many dragons on the loose at the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.   Over the summer months, more than 300 brave families … Continue reading

September 2, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Museum Favourite: The Argillite Pipe

With over 5 million works of art, artefacts and specimens within our collections, how exactly do you go about choosing a favourite? This was the challenge faced by staff and … Continue reading

September 1, 2014 · Leave a comment

Whales, fish and aquatic wonders

Prints of whales, fish and aquatic wonders from mythology or discovered in distant seas have gone on display at the Fitzwilliam Museum to celebrate the reopening of the Charrington Print … Continue reading

August 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

An Inspirational Case From The Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology

Every object in a museum can tell many stories. The story of how it looks. The story of what it was used for. The story of how it was made. … Continue reading

August 28, 2014 · Leave a comment

Conservation Work Experience

The University of Cambridge Museums Conservation Work Experience was designed to give students aged 16 – 18 insight into developing a career in conservation. It took place at the Fitzwilliam … Continue reading

August 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

Final days of Fun with Summer at the Museums

Summer at the Museums:  24 July – 3 September 2014 The weather may have turned autumnal but we’ve still got plenty of summer happenings for you to enjoy this week. … Continue reading

August 26, 2014 · Leave a comment

Explore the World this Bank Holiday?

Ah! Bank holidays – 3 glorious days just waiting to be filled. If you’re stuck for ideas and determined not to waste time in traffic jams or the check-out queue … Continue reading

August 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

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