University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

Museums Showoff

It’s your time to shine at Cambridge’s first Museums Showoff! Museums Showoff, the open mic night for all those who work in and love museums to share the stuff that … Continue reading

August 30, 2013 · Leave a comment

Final week of Summer at the Museums

The summer holiday has been filled with fantastic family fun. Even though it is almost time for children to go back to school there are a few more activities to … Continue reading

August 29, 2013 · Leave a comment

What does an internship mean?

During my Events Internship with the University of Cambridge Museums I was given the opportunity to give a 30 minute presentation at a SHARE Front of House Network event on … Continue reading

August 28, 2013 · Leave a comment

Fossils: the evolution of an idea

If you are in London in the vicinity of the Mall, perhaps visiting the ICA, take a half hour or so to nip into the nearby number 7 Carlton House … Continue reading

August 27, 2013 · Leave a comment

So much more to explore in Cambridgeshire this week with Summer at the Museums

Another week with a concoction of family activities, from art to storytelling and optical tricks to CSI detectives! There are so many highlights this week but here are just a … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

UCM Staff Newsletter – September 2013

Welcome to the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) Staff Newsletter, a monthly bulletin providing all museum staff with an overview of news, updates and opportunities, brought to you by the UCM Team. We … Continue reading

August 22, 2013 · Leave a comment

Just add unicorn: audience evaluation at the Museum of Zoology

Sarah-Jane Harknett provides an update on the Audience Evaluation Project which uses tracking surveys and exit interviews to try to measure engagement in the galleries of our 8 museums. A sample … Continue reading

August 21, 2013 · 1 Comment

Castle Hill Open Day; Saturday 21 September, 11am – 5pm

Did you know the Castle Hill area of Cambridge is where the city began in Roman times? The city’s history goes back to the Roman city of Duroliponte, which was … Continue reading

August 20, 2013 · Leave a comment