GET LOST IN CENTURIES OF HISTORY
Cambridge has so many museums to visit that you simply won’t be able to fit them all into one day
Enjoy marvelling at ancient Egyptian relics in the Fitzwilliam Museum. Visit the North and South Poles at The Polar Museum. Take a look at the original specimens that Darwin collected on his famous trip on The Beagle. Or gaze upon old masters by artists such as Canaletto, Titian and Cezanne. With all this just walking distance of each other, history lovers can really fill their boot
The only display of its kind in the city, here you can see some 1,200 objects found in & around the city, dating from prehistoric, Roman and medieval times.
Downing St, CB2 3DZ
Tel: 01223 333516
Formerly the Cambridge & County Folk Museum. Following the history of Cambridgeshire people.
2/3 Castle Street, Cambridge CB3 0AQ
Tel: 01223 355159
Based in the original sewage pumping station for Cambridge, the Museum of Technology exists to preserve and exhibit material that is relevant to the Cambridge area, either by its use or its invention.
Cheddars Lane, CB5 8LD
Tel: 01223 500652
The Centre for Computing History making the history of computing relevant and fun for all ages.
Rene Court, Coldhams Road, CB1 3EW
Tel: 01223 214446
Large museum & café with a programme of events for families & free activity trails for children to follow
Trumpington St, Cambridge CB2 1RB
Tel: 01223 332900
For the budding adventurer, the museum houses collections on all aspects of life in the polar regions
Lensfield Road, Cambridge CB2 1EP
Tel: 01223 336540
Free museum with lots of skeletons, rocks and fossils and a large dinosaur skeleton as its centrepiece.
Downing St, Cambridge CB2 3EQ
Tel: 01223 333456
20th Century, modern and contemporary art. Free Studio Sundays for all ages to be inspired and make their own art.
Castle St, Cambridge CB3 0AQ
Tel: 01223 748100