Climate Hack 2018

How would you change one of our museums to tell stories about climate change? That was the question we posed to 24 people who participated in our first ever Climate Hack. The premise was simple. Over three days we challenged four teams to make a prototype exhibit or display to be installed in one of our museums: the Polar Museum,… Read full article

Winter with Wintercomfort

“It’s something to look forward to – and that’s so important….” Wintercomfort are a Cambridge charity who support people who are homeless or at risk of losing their homes  – offering vital welfare services but also excellent opportunities for learning and development. Each month a group from Wintercomfort visits the University of Cambridge Museums (UCM). Visits are advertised at the… Read full article

(Mind) mapping the Pacific

In April 2018, as part of the Heritage Lottery Funded ‘Pacific Currents’ project, the Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology (MAA) will open refurbished display cases showcasing objects from across the Pacific. We want to ensure that these new displays address the needs and interests of our visitors and we also want to be able to measure the impact of the… Read full article