University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

My Museum Favourite: The Mayor’s Chair

My Museum Favourite is a collection of personal responses to objects and specimens, written by staff and volunteers across Cambridge museums and collections. Download the trail online to find the full list of venues … Continue reading

January 31, 2014 · Leave a comment

Globes, globes, globes: a 360 degree view

When so much time, effort, craft and knowledge has gone into constructing a 3-dimensional model, what a shame to have to put the result in a case up against the … Continue reading

January 29, 2014 · Leave a comment

SOURCE at the University of Cambridge Museums

As the daylight hours lengthen and the birds are starting to show us that spring is nearly sprung, our young folk too start getting busy. Unfortunately for them Spring brings … Continue reading

January 27, 2014 · Leave a comment

My Museum Favourite: Andrews Gallery

My Museum Favourite is a collection of personal responses to objects and specimens, written by staff and volunteers across Cambridge museums and collections. Download the trail online to find the full list of venues … Continue reading

January 24, 2014 · Leave a comment

Preschoolers in the Fitzwilliam Museum

“I was impressed with the way a two year old could be engaged and remain interested in the museum.” Grandmother of Marley, aged 2 Over the last twelve months, here … Continue reading

January 23, 2014 · 2 Comments

Out with the old and in with the new

The first stage of the Polar Museum’s gallery refreshment project has just been completed, with a complete overhaul of the Inuit clothing and culture display.  The change is quite dramatic, … Continue reading

January 22, 2014 · Leave a comment

Sunny and Brighter days during ChYpPs Summer Daze

In partnership with Cambridge City Council Children and Young People’s Participation team (ChYpPs), University of Cambridge Museums supported Summer Daze: a programme of free activities for school aged children across … Continue reading

January 21, 2014 · Leave a comment

New Arts Award blog

The University of Cambridge Museums have joined up to create an exciting range of Arts Award schemes through: Discovery, Explore, Bronze, Silver and Gold. The Arts Award scheme and Museums … Continue reading

January 20, 2014 · Leave a comment