Museums in Cambridgeshire

 
Porch Museum Godmanchester Porch Museum Godmanchester Godmanchester

One of the Porch Museum aims is to produce and show short films devoted to the history of the town. We want to capture, through the memories of some of the oldest members of our...

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The Cromwell Museum The Cromwell Museum Hunts/St Ives/Ramsey
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The museum has different opening times during the Summer and Winter periods. Admission to the museum is free. Donations are always very welcome to help us to continue our work....

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St Neots Museum St Neots Museum St Neots

Adults £2 Children 5 - 16, concessions £1 Local Residents FREE We offer family craft workshops during the school holidays and other events and activities throughout the year. Vis...

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Imperial War Museum Duxford Imperial War Museum Duxford South Cambridgeshire
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Check our website for details of current events. IWM Duxford is set within the spacious grounds of the famous former First and Second World War airfield. Lose yourself for a...

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The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey The Farmland Museum and Denny Abbey South Cambridgeshire

The collection, consists of over ten thousand objects, focuses on the farming and rural life of north and south Cambridgeshire which also incorporates a bygone collection by Frank...

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Ely Museum Ely Museum Ely

Check website for Ely Museum Events Winter Opening Times Monday — Saturday* 10.30am — 4.00pm Sunday 1.00pm — 4.00pm *closed on Tuesdays except for school and group bookings Ely...

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Chatteris Museum Chatteris Museum Chatteris

Chatteris Museum is a small local museum concentrating on the town itself and the surrounding fenland area.There is so much to discover about the ancient town of Chatteris from...

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Fossils Galore Fossils Galore March

Have a look at a great collection of Fossils and Minerals! Gift Shop Fossil hunting in our prehistoric sand pit! Talks and Guest Speakers (coming soon) Fossil...

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Thorney Heritage Museum Thorney Heritage Museum Peterborough

Thorney has always been an island above the surrounding landscape, whether that landscape was of inundated swamp lands or drained fens. Maps on display in the museum indicate...

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Wisbech & Fenland Museum Wisbech & Fenland Museum Wisbech

Wisbech & Fenland Museum is one of the oldest museums in the United Kingdom. The collections were initiated by the town's Literary and Museum Societies which were formed in 1781...

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Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences Cambridge

The Museum is responsible for around 1.5 million fossil, rock and mineral specimens from around the world, encompassing more than 500 million years of Earth's history. Fossil...

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Ramsey Rural Museum Ramsey Rural Museum Ramsey

We are an independent museum in Huntingdonshire situated in open countryside on the edge of a small Fenland town. Housed in renovated 17th century farm buildings, the museum is...

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Museum of Cambridge Museum of Cambridge Cambridge

Regular events formerly Cambridge & County Folk Museum The Museum was set up in 1936 by leading members of the town and university with the aim 'to interest the ordinary citizen...

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Fitzwilliam Museum Fitzwilliam Museum Cambridge

The Fitzwilliam Museum is the art and antiquities museum of the University of Cambridge, located on Trumpington Street opposite Fitzwilliam Street in central Cambridge, England....

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Peterborough Museum Peterborough Museum Peterborough

General admission is FREE. In addition to what we have in our Permanent Galleries, we have a rolling programme of Temporary and Community Exhibitions too. The Temporary Exhibiti...

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The Norris Museum The Norris Museum St Ives

The Norris Museum is the museum of Huntingdonshire. It tells the story of this historic county through the ages. Founded in 1931 under the will of local amateur historian Herbert...

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Burwell Museum Burwell Museum East Cambridgeshire

The museum closes for the winter & reopens April Rural history museum depicting village life through the centuries on the edge of the Cambridgeshire fens. Includes an early 19th...

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The Cambridge Science Centre The Cambridge Science Centre Cambridge

The Cambridge Science Centre is an educational charity which hosts hands-on exhibitions, workshops, shows and talks to get the public excited about science and technology. Now the...

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Centre for Computing History Centre for Computing History Cambridge

Established as an educational charity to tell the story of the Information Age, the Cambridge computer museum presents a collection of important computers and related artefacts. ...

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Scott Polar Research Institute Scott Polar Research Institute Cambridge

Exploration into science: Discover the story of planet Earth's coldest, driest, windiest, highest and deadliest places … The Scott Polar Research Institute holds a unique collect...

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Whipple Museum of the History of Science Whipple Museum of the History of Science Cambridge

The Whipple Museum's collection includes scientific instruments, apparatus, models, pictures, prints, photographs, books and other material related to the history of science. htt...

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Cambridge University Botanic Garden Cambridge University Botanic Garden Cambridge

You can discover plants from all over the world in 40 acres of beautiful gardens and glasshouses. This heritage-listed Garden has been designed for both year-round interest and...

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Museum of Classical Archaeology Museum of Classical Archaeology Cambridge

The Museum of Classical Archaeology is one of the few surviving collections of plaster casts of Greek & Roman sculpture in the world. We have about four hundred and fifty casts on...

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March and District Museum March and District Museum March

Children's Corner with historic dressing up outfits for approximately 6-10 year-olds - see the 'Fun Learning' page. There are lots of other activities to test your brains, entert...

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The Stained Glass Museum The Stained Glass Museum Ely

A unique insight into the fascinating history of stained glass, an art-form that has been practised in Britain for at least thirteen hundred years. Our permanent gallery displays...

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University Museum of Zoology Cambridge University Museum of Zoology Cambridge Cambridge

The University Museum of Zoology is home to a huge variety of recent and fossil animals. Displays trace the evolution of animal life, and admission is free Young Zoologists Club ...

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Fenland and West Norfolk Aviation Museum Fenland and West Norfolk Aviation Museum Wisbech

Wide-ranging displays of aircraft, aviation archaeology and more from World War I to the Falklands and Iraq wars. Aviation archaeology displays feature crashed aircraft remains...

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Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House Octavia Hill’s Birthplace House Wisbech

Octavia Hill was born in Wisbech, Cambridgeshire in 1838, the eighth daughter of James Hill, a prosperous corn merchant and former banker. James was a follower of Robert Owen; he...

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Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology Cambridge

The Museum of Archaeology & Anthropology at the University of Cambridge has world class collections of archaeology, anthropology and photography from around the world. https://ww...

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Whittlesey Museum Whittlesey Museum Whittlesey

Whittlesey Museum tells the story of Whittlesey, Coates and Eastrea from prehistoric times to the current day. We have something for everybody so why not pop in and see us? https...

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Prickwillow Engine Museum Prickwillow Engine Museum Ely

Our museum is a registered educational charity, primarily concerned with the history of the unique landscape of the fens and the principles of drainage which created it over the...

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Cambridge Museum of Technology Cambridge Museum of Technology Cambridge

Based in the original sewage pumping station for Cambridge, the Museum of Technology houses a fascinating collecting of Cambridge Technology including the pumping stations origina...

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