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Museums and collections

 

Looking forward to taking a little time out this Christmas? Whether it’s escaping the shopping crowds, spending time with family or taking a trip around the town, our museums and Botanic Garden make perfect destinations.

However, as all our organisations are as unique as their collections, do be sure to check below for opening times during the holiday period before you head out. All closure times are inclusive.

The Fitzwilliam Museum
Closed Saturday 24 – Monday 26 December, and Saturday 31 December – Sunday 1 January
Open Bank Holiday Monday 2 January 12 – 4pm

Kettle’s Yard
Closed to the public for major refurbishment work

Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Closed Saturday 24 December - Monday 2 January

Museum of Zoology
Closed to the public for major refurbishment work until summer 2017

Museum of Classical Archaeology
Closed Thursday 22 December – Tuesday 3 January

Whipple Museum of the History of Science
Closed Thursday 22 December - Monday 2 January

Sedgwick Museum of Earth Sciences
Closed Friday 23 December - Monday 9 January

The Polar Museum
Closed from 12pm Friday 23 December - Monday 2 January

Cambridge University Botanic Garden
Closed Saturday 24 December – Sunday 1 January
Open Bank Holiday Monday 10am – 4pm