And the award goes to…

You might have spotted Zowie volunteering at quite a few different University of Cambridge Museums. Zowie Sweetland is an Education and Outreach Volunteer at the Whipple Museum of the History of Science, and has volunteered in the galleries, at events and back of house on educational resources at the Museum of Zoology. She has volunteered at outreach events on behalf… Read full article

Luke Jerram's The Moon installation

To the Moon and beyond!

Ely Science Festival this year focused on showcasing space science, marking the 50th anniversary of the Moon landing.  Held in the magnificent setting of Ely Cathedral, this was a great opportunity for the Sedgwick and Whipple Museums to take their collections and expertise out to new audiences, many of whom were not familiar with our museums. Throughout the festival, meteorites… Read full article

The Whipple Museum: past and future

The Whipple Museum of the History of Science will be closed from 4 July 2018 to January 2019. Find out why below… Enter the Whipple Museum of the History of Science and you can’t help but be struck by the architecture of the Main Gallery. The eye is drawn upwards to the ceiling, with its Jacobean hammer-beam roof-trusses — a fancy… Read full article