Bridging Binaries: reflections on the pilot

In December 2018, the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) launched a pilot series of volunteer-led LGBTQ+ tours: Bridging Binaries. Forty tours, four museums and a lot of press coverage later, it’s time to look back on the pilot and plot the next steps. The project saw a team of dedicated volunteers develop their own LGBTQ+ tours in the Museum of… Read full article

Coming soon: LGBTQ+ Tours in Cambridge Museums

The University of Cambridge Museums (UCM) are launching brand new volunteer-led LGBTQ+ tours. Read on to find out more. The UCM’s collections are full of objects that speak to LGBTQ+ histories and themes, revealing the contribution of individuals and their stories throughout history. We are currently inviting passionate volunteers to join our team of tour guides and share this fascinating… Read full article

Work experience at the Zoology exploring the collections

“I had a great week working there!”: Work Experience at the University of Cambridge Museums

During the final week of University of Cambridge Museums Work Experience, Deniz from Impington Village College, Maicie from Stour Valley Community School, Katie from Comberton Village College and Nellie-Mae from Cambourne Village College all spent time at the Fitzwilliam Museum and another of our University Museums. We asked them some questions about their time with UCM, what they did and… Read full article