University of Cambridge Museums

Projects, events and news from the University of Cambridge Museums

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 … Continue reading

March 30, 2017 · Leave a comment

Cam Lates kicks off with Extreme Improv at the Polar Museum

Cam Lates, the University of Cambridge Museums new series of after-hours events for adults, kicked off at the end of September. With an evening of improv comedy inspired by the … Continue reading

October 14, 2016 · Leave a comment

Pip Pip Hooray!

Apple Day is back at Cambridge University Botanic Garden – Sunday 23 October 2016, 10am-4pm We have a bumper crop of apple-related activities including: apple identification and advice; apple tasting of … Continue reading

September 27, 2016 · Leave a comment

Packing museum objects – the Packing Challenge

Last month, on 10 August, the Fitzwilliam Museum celebrated its 200th birthday with an event for the local community. You may have heard of the beautiful cake “fit for a Lord”, … Continue reading

September 20, 2016 · Leave a comment

Opening our Collections: Open Cambridge

Open Cambridge, 9-11 September 2016 Cambridge opens its doors for another special weekend and our museums are taking part. Celebrating the rich and diverse heritage of our city, Open Cambridge … Continue reading

August 30, 2016 · Leave a comment

Giant men, fishy tales and boggling brain facts…

…say farewell to summer with our last week of special events Summer at the Museums 22 July – 31 August 2016 Well, the time to dust off those school bags … Continue reading

August 26, 2016 · Leave a comment

Family Art Week at the Fitzwilliam Museum

I am currently studying History of Art at University College London.  This summer, I volunteered in the Education Department at the Fitzwilliam Museum, working within the families programme. The main … Continue reading

August 25, 2016 · Leave a comment

Prehistoric poop!

For most people, the idea of finding old poo is disgusting, and the idea of dissecting it and sorting through it is even worse! Unless of course you’re a child … Continue reading

August 23, 2016 · 1 Comment