University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Easter Holiday 2015: Museum Opening Hours and Events

This Easter holiday, put a spring in your step and head out to explore the University of Cambridge Museums. Opening hours vary across the University Museums. Easter openings are noted … Continue reading

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Avoiding disaster

Recently a large batch of very tempting polar bear cupcakes appeared in the Scott Polar Research Institute kitchen on the tea trolley. They were intended for afternoon tea (served every day at … Continue reading

March 27, 2015 · Leave a comment

E.F. Bausor: In memoriam (possibly)

I’m not quite sure if Emma Florence Bausor is dead. She lives in Mill Road Cemetery, sleeping in one of the tombs in the St. Clement area. She talks to … Continue reading

March 26, 2015 · Leave a comment

Precious memories and souvenirs

This week on Twitter is Museum Week and the Tuesday has been dedicated to museum souvenirs people have bought and treasured: #souvenirsMW It just so happened that today the Fitzwilliam … Continue reading

March 24, 2015 · Leave a comment

Archaeology of Childhood

The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology (MAA) and Cambridgeshire County Council’s Historic Environment Team are delighted to announce that we have secured a grant from the Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) for an exciting new exhibition about … Continue reading

March 23, 2015 · Leave a comment

Pop Up Pop In

Just over two weeks ago we opened Pop Up Pop In for business – a shop and art gallery selling unusual and quirky handmade products made by 16-17 year olds … Continue reading

March 20, 2015 · Leave a comment

Illuminating art’s history

Scientific imaging techniques are uncovering secrets locked in medieval illuminated manuscripts – including those of a thrifty duke. Faced with the prospect of his rapidly approaching nuptials on 29 October … Continue reading

March 19, 2015 · Leave a comment

Mobile Technology and Tourism in Cambridge

On Wednesday 11 March the University of Cambridge Museums held an event with Visit Cambridge at Michaelhouse on Trinity Street. The evening presented an opportunity to celebrate Mobile Technology and Tourism … Continue reading

March 18, 2015 · Leave a comment
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