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Easter Eggs-capades

This Easter, hop along to the University of Cambridge Museums & Botanic Garden for some ‘cracking’ family fun. In addition to special holiday activities and trails, you’ll find lots more to ensure everyone is a happy bunny.

Easter Bank Holiday opening hours vary across the museums and Garden so check the opening information below before setting out. For further information, please check individual Museum and Garden websites.

Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Lindt Gold Bunny Hunt
Saturday 1 April – Monday 17 April during Garden opening hours
Garden admission applies; drop-in

Plant Tie Dye
Saturday 1 April, 11am – 3pm
Free for children – Garden admission applies for adults; drop-in

Fitzwilliam Museum
Family First Saturday
Saturday 1 April, 2 – 4pm
Free; drop-in

Easter egg-stravaganza
Wednesday 12 April, 11am – 1pm
£8 per child; booking essential

The Polar Museum
Frozen Worlds: Hands-on Exhibition for Families with The Cambridge Science Centre
Wednesday 5 April – Monday 17 April, 10am – 4pm

The Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
She sell sea shells by the sea shore
Wednesday 5 April, 10.30am -12pm
Free; booking essential

Museum of Classical Archaeology
Animal Antics
Tuesday 11 April, 1 – 4pm
Free; drop-in

Easter Bank Holiday Opening Hours

Fitzwilliam Museum
Closed: Good Friday 14 April
Open: Saturday 15 April 10am – 5pm, Easter Sunday 16 April 12 – 5pm, Bank Holiday Monday 17 April 12 – 5pm

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Closed: Good Friday 14 April, Easter Sunday 16 April, Bank Holiday Monday 17 April
Open: Easter Saturday 15 April, 10.30am – 4.30pm

Museum of Classical Archaeology
Closed: Good Friday 14 April – Bank Holiday Monday 17 April inclusive

Whipple Museum of the History of Science
Closed: Good Friday 14 April – Bank Holiday Monday 17 April inclusive

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Closed: Good Friday 14 April and Easter Sunday 16 April
Open: Saturday 15 April, 10am – 4pm and Easter Monday 17 April, 10am – 1pm; 2 – 5pm

The Polar Museum
Closed: Easter Sunday 16 March
Open: Good Friday 14 April, Easter Saturday 15 April, Bank Holiday Monday 17 April, 10am – 4pm.

Botanic Garden
Open: Good Friday 14 April – Easter Monday 17 April, 10am – 6pm

Kettle’s Yard
Currently closed for redevelopment

Museum of Zoology
Currently closed for redevelopment

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